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DARPA Picks 4 Contractors to Make Subreflector-Based Imaging Radars

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded four companies contracts worth up to $11.3 million combined for the Advanced Scanning Technology for Imaging Radars program, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. John Keller writes the companies will work to develop new imaging radars that use electronic subreflector designs for scans. Contract details include: First ...

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Gordon Foster, Former Northrop Exec, Named ASRC Federal CFO; Mark Gray Comments

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Gordon Foster, formerly chief financial officer and director of business management at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) civil systems unit, has joined ASRC Federal as CFO. ASRC Federal said Thursday Foster has nearly 20 years of finance and business strategy experience and will oversee the company’s financial performance. “Gordon’s successful track record of integrating finance ...

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Northrop Secures AF Weapon System Sustainment Deal

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TYSONS CORNER, VA March 24, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) inking a weapons system sustainment agreement with the U.S. Air Force in a move meant to fast-track negotiations on all work between the company and the Air Force Sustainment Center. “This partnership builds ...

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Air Force Releases Specs for Trainer Jet Replacement Program

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The U.S. Air Force has published a set of capability requirements for the military service’s future T-X trainer aircraft, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes USAF’s top-level trainer specifications call for sustained G, simulator visual acuity and performance and aircraft sustainment. Other system requirements include aerial refueling, a 10-knot ...

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Alan Lytle to Lead Northrop’s Undersea Systems Business Unit

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Alan Lytle, formerly director of Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE:NOC) business development and strategy, has been appointed as vice president of the undersea systems business unit for the firm’s electronic systems sector. He will oversee the company’s design, development and production of submarine sensors, unmanned maritime systems, minehunting systems and torpedoes, Northrop said ...

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Northrop Wins $74M Task Order for DISA Cyber Program; Shawn Purvis Comments

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will continue its cyber defense support for the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Acropolis and Sensor Operations program following the award of a four-year, $73. 6 million task order. The company said Thursday the task order is under the Encore II Information Technology Solutions vehicle and extends Northrop’s lead role ...

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United Launch Services Awarded Solar Probe Plus Launch

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United Launch Services, a subsidiary of United Launch Alliance LLC, will render the launch services for NASA‘s planned Solar Probe Plus satellite, scheduled in two years. The space agency, which announced the $389.1 million contract award Wednesday, said the 20-day launch period for the SPP will commence on July 31, 2018. The SPP, currently under construction at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics ...

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Northrop Grumman to Continue Software Maintenance for US Navy’s Hawkeye Program

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Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) aerospace systems company has received a $59,629,826 contract modification to sustain software for the U.S. Navy’s Hawkeye program. The company will provide engineering, product support, engineering investigations and software maintenance to support the third batch of E-2D advanced Hawkeye units, the Defense Department said Monday. Northrop ...

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