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Northrop to Buy Orbital ATK in Potential $9.2B Deal; Wes Bush, David Thompson Comment

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has agreed to purchase Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) for approximately $9.2 billion in a push to accelerate innovation efforts and expand technology offerings. Falls Church, Virginia-based Northrop said Monday it will pay $7.8 billion in cash and assume $1.4 billion in net debt from Orbital ATK under the transaction. …

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Northrop Grumman: F-16 Radar Update in EMD Phase With Further Market Opportunities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 31, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has moved forward to the engineering, manufacturing and development phase of its work to update the F-16 aircraft’s active electronically scanned array radar for the Air National Guard, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The National Interest reported Wednesday that Northrop CEO Wes Bush, …

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GovCon Leaders Featured in List of 50 ‘Most Influential’ Virginians for 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2017 — The Virginia Business magazine has named several leaders in the government contracting sector in its list of the 50 “Most Influential” Virginians for 2017, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The Northern Virginia Technology Council said March 13 some of its board members, representatives of board member companies …

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Janis Pamiljans to Succeed Thomas Vice as Northrop’s Aerospace Systems Corporate VP, President

Janis Pamiljans, general manager of strategic systems at Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) aerospace systems business, has been elected by the board of directors to serve as corporate vice president and president of the firm’s aerospace systems business. Pamiljans will succeed the retiring Thomas Vice on April 1 and report to …

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Weekly Roundup January 30 – February 3 2017: The 28 CEOs in This Year’s Wash100 & more

Weekly Roundup January 30 – February 3 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Our fourth annual Wash100 list of Government Contracting’s Most Influential Figures hit the presses last week to recognize leaders in the public and private sectors and those …

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Former AF Chief of Staff Mark Welsh Joins Northrop Board of Directors; Wes Bush Comments

Mark Welsh III, a retired U.S. Air Force general and current dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, has joined the board of directors at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC). Northrop expands its board of directors to 14 members with the addition of Welsh, the …

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Leidos’ Roger Krone Joins Board of Governors at Aerospace Industries Association

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2016 —  Aerospace Industries Association has elected Roger Krone, Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) chairman and CEO, to its executive board of governors for 2017, GovCon Executive reported Friday. Krone will join Boeing (NYSE: BA) CEO Dennis Muilenburg and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) CEO Thomas Kennedy, who will respectively serve as …

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Weekly Roundup October 24 – October 28, 2016: Sector Execs Offer Outlooks at 3Q Checkpoint & more

October 24 – October 28, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Outlooks of the government contracting market’s future trajectory and its ongoing dynamics dominated the attention of sector leaders and observers this week, during which GovCon Wire helped capture the larger …

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Northrop CEO Details Cost Reduction Focus of Customers & Industry After GAO Bomber Contract Review Goes Public

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) CEO Wes Bush described to investors Wednesday the aerospace and defense contractor’s moves to focus on affordability and make corporate-level investments to take costs out of programs such as the B-21 bomber in response to slower-growing budgets. Budgets have not expanded at the same speed as global security …

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Weekly Roundup August 22 – August 26 2016: JPMorgan Analyst Bullish on Defense & more

August 22 – August 26 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson An investment analyst at the U.S.’ biggest and world’s fifth largest bank endorsed the defense sector this week in a note to investors with a forecast that views continued “green” movement in …

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