Tarik Reyes Appointed Business Development VP for Northrop’s Integrated AMD Org

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Tarik Reyes Tarik Reyes, a group director at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) information systems sector, has been promoted to vice president of business development for the organization’s integrated air and missile defense division. The appointment takes effect immediately and he will oversee pipeline development, customer engagement and growth strategies for IAMD product offerings in his...

Northrop to Produce 3 More USAF Global Hawks for $345M; Mick Jaggers Comments

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $354 million contract to manufacture three additional Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles for the U.S. Air Force. The order will increase the number of RQ-4 Global Hawks operated by the branch to 37 by 2017, Northrop said Monday. “Even as Global Hawk flight hours increase each year, we are striving to reduce the overall operating cost of the system...

Report: Air Force Could Award Long-Range Radar Contract Next Week

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The U.S. Air Force is close to naming the winner of a contract to produce long-range, ground-based sensors for tracking hostile aircraft and missiles, Defense News reported Wednesday. Aaron Mehta writes that Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) are competing for the Air Force’s Three Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar development program. The...

BAE, Northrop Land Army Contract Modifications for IR Countermeasure R&D

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BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) have received contract modifications from the U.S. Army to continue helping the branch develop countermeasure technology for protecting aircraft from infrared-guided missiles. The Army awarded a $8,005,521 modification to BAE and $10,006,600 to Northrop under the service’s Common Infrared Countermeasure Technology Development program, the Defense Department...

Northrop Gets $241M Modification on USAF Global Hawk Sensors Contract

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a 0.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to deliver three Block 30M RQ-4B Global Hawk aircraft fitted with the company’s Enhanced Integrated Sensor Suite and Airborne Signals Intelligence Payload. The award also covers two extra retrofit kits for the ASIP sensors and brings the contract’s total cumulative face value to 4,870,536,...

Nick Hopkinson Joins Northrop as U.K. Cyber Strategy Director; Andrew Tyler Comments

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Nick Hopkinson Nick Hopkinson, formerly head of Computer Sciences Corp.‘s (NYSE: CSC) European security business, has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as cyber strategy director for the company’s U.K. subsidiary. The three-decade industry veteran will oversee strategic programs intended to help the company expand its footprint in the European cyber and intelligence market, Northrop said...

Linnie Haynesworth: Northrop Extends AF Weather Service Support Under $300M IDIQ

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Linnie Haynesworth Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will help U.S. Air Force Weather provide other military branches and forces with space and terrestrial environmental products, services and information under a potential $300 million contract. Linnie Haynesworth, a vice president in Northrop’s information systems sector, said Wednesday the company aims to help the Air Force “provide...

Michael Meaney Promoted to Northrop Land, Self-Protection Systems VP

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Michael Meaney Michael Meaney, a 20-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been promoted to vice president of advanced land and self-protection systems within the company’s electronic systems sector. He will oversee the development of new electronic warfare, tactical information processing, electro-optical/infrared sensor and self-protection technologies for customers’ ground...

Northrop to Continue AF Battlefield Airborne Comm Node Support; Jeannie Hilger Comments

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Jeannie Hilger Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded an $89.7 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to extend the company’s support for the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node system that the service uses in overseas contingency operations. “BACN is making such a tremendous difference for our warfighters that it is regarded as indispensable for mission success,”...

Diane Daegele to Head Business Mgmt for Northrop’s Unmanned Segment

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Diane Daegele Diane Daegele, formerly a business director at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been promoted to vice president of business management for the company’s unmanned systems segment. Daegele will lead activities related to the segment’s finance and business administration programs, Northrop said Wednesday. She will report to Sunil Navale, business management VP and chief financial...