Northrop Declares Quarterly Dividend of 50 Cents

On Feb. 15, Northrop Grumman Corp.’s (NYSE: NOC) board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 50 cents per share of Northrop Grumman common stock. Northrop said the dividend is payable March 11 to shareholders of record as of the close of business Feb. 27.

BAE, Northrop to Develop Tech on Potential $5B Army Laser Contract

BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) have both won U.S. Army contracts to develop technology for missile-jamming lasers, the Defense Department announced Monday. BAE won $38,010,103 and Northrop won $31,359,202 under cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts to support the Common Infrared Countermeasure Program. The CIRCM program is worth a minimum $1.1 billion, according to Bloomberg. Andrew Dardine,...

Northrop Wins $78M to Provide DOJ IT Equipment

The Justice Department has awarded Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a $78.3 million contract to provide information technology equipment, the Washington Post reported Sunday. The Post did not report any additional information regarding the award.

Army Dishes Out $250M to Contractors for Cloud Services

The U.S. Army has awarded a $249.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for cloud computing services to a group of contractors in support of the Army’s program executive office for enterprise information systems, the Pentagon announced Thursday. Winning companies include: Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HP) General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Northrop...

Lockheed, Northrop JV Wins $181M for Apache Radar Systems

The U.S. Army has awarded a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) joint venture a $181 million contract for systems used on the AHAllowance Holder-64D Apache helicopter, Lockheed and Northrop announced today. Taiwan will receive 15 of Longbow LLC’s fire control radar systems, marking the first international purchase of the systems according to the companies. The companies...

Boeing, Northrop Team Wins $3.5B Missile Defense Award

A Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) team has been selected by the U.S. Defense Department to develop, engineer and manufacture missile defense systems on a contract worth $3.48 billion over seven years, Reuters has reported. The companies will work to expand and maintain the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense antimissile protection hub. Retuers wrote that GMD has interceptors located...

Northrop Wins $540M Joint STARS Logistics Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) a 30-month, $540 million contract for total system support responsibility of the E-8C Joint STARS fleet. In partnership with the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Northrop said it will support integrated logistics for the 116th Air Control Wing, including all areas of base and depot level maintenance. “For over a decade, Northrop...

Northrop Wins $91M to Add Data Link Tech to Unmanned Army Vehicles

The U.S. Army has awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) $91.2 million in contract modifications to reset unmanned MQ-5B Hunter systems with interoperable tactical common data link technology. The TCDL is a secure link designed to transmit data and live video from the air to the ground.  Northrop said in a release its work will include resetting the air vehicles, ground stations and data terminals...

HP Forms NGEN Contract Team with AT&T, Northrop, IBM

With nearly one month to go before the end of the Navy‘s request for proposals for the $4.5 billion Next Generation Enterprise Network contract, Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) has formed a comprehensive team of contractors in its effort to take home the NGEN deal. HP is teaming with AT&T (NYSE: ATT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and IBM (NYSE: IBM), according to a report from Washington...

Northrop Wins $46M Air Force Modification to Support Global Hawk Development Program

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $45,835,942 contract modification to provide software maintenance in support of air vehicles and ground support segments as the Global Hawk system integrator. The Defense Department‘s Nov. 18 announcement of the award also mentioned that Northrop will support an integrated Global Hawk combined development and operations flight test system. The company...

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