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Air Force Picks Boeing, Northrop for GPS Satellite Digital Waveform Generator Support

GPS satelliteTYSONS CORNER, VA, May 19, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide digital signal generation technology to the U.S. Air Force under separate contracts in support of the Orbit Reprogrammable Digital Waveform Generator program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday.

The Defense Department said Monday Boeing received a $16.2 million contract to help mature positioning, navigation and timing systems for GPS satellites.

DoD said Tuesday it awarded Northrop a $13.5 million contract to provide research and development support to validate if the ORDWG design can operate in a contested cyber environment.

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