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Northrop Vet Matt McQueen Named Peraton Chief Comms Officer; Stu Shea Comments

Matt McQueen, previously a communications executive in charge of cyber branding at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined Peraton as chief communications officer. McQueen will oversee strategy development and implementation of communications initiatives in the areas of media relations, employee engagement, branding and executive communications, Peraton said Monday. “With Peraton’s fresh …

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Northrop to Modernize Army Fixed-Wing ISR Aircraft Fleet Under Potential $750M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential nine-year, $750 million contract to help the U.S. Army modernize the service branch’s fixed-wing airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft. The company said Thursday it will provide lifecycle services to the Special Electronic Mission Aircraft fleet composed of the RC-12X Guardrail along with the …

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FTC Seeks Additional Data on Northrop-Orbital ATK Deal

The Federal Trade Commission has issued Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a second request for additional data associated with its proposed $9.2 billion acquisition of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA). Northrop said Wednesday it received the request as FTC reviews the transaction as part of the regulatory process. The request for additional information came a …

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Orbital ATK Shareholders OK $9.2B Merger With Northrop; David Thompson Comments

Shareholders at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) have approved a deal for Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to acquire the Dulles, Virginia-based aerospace and defense contractor in an estimated $9.2 billion transaction. Holders of at least 99 percent of shares in Orbital ATK voted to approve the merger during the Wednesday meeting, …

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Northrop Lands $350M Contract to Continue Air Force E-8C Fleet Logistics Support

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a one-year, $349.6 million contract renewal from the U.S. Air Force to continue to provide integrated logistics support services for the military branch’s E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System fleet. The company said Friday it will help the 116th and 461st air control …

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Northrop Grumman Delivers 1st Operational Triton Drone to Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has rolled out and shipped the first operational unit of its MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system to the U.S. Navy in Point Mogu, California, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the UAS will support Navy maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations, with …

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BAE, Northrop Celebrate Partnership on Air Force’s B-21 Bomber Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 13, 2017 — BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) held a joint event early this month to mark their partnership in efforts to build the U.S. Air Force‘s B-21 Raider bomber aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Union Leader reported Wednesday Maj. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, commander of the Eighth …

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Northrop Grumman Tensions Sunshield Layers for NASA’S James Webb Telescope

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 30, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has rolled out a sunshield subsystem for NASA‘s James Webb Space Telescope that utilizes five NeXolve-manufactured layers made of Kapton that work to protect the observatory’s optics, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it has also fully tensioned the sunshield layers for the …

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Reports: Northrop Ends Navy Stingray Tanker Drone Contract Pursuit

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has decided to drop the company’s pursuit of the U.S. Navy’s carrier-based unmanned aerial refueling tanker program, Defense News reported Wednesday. The contractor’s decision came two weeks after the service issued the final request for proposals for the MQ-25A Stingray program. “Winning is great… but if you can’t …

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Northrop Grumman to Serve as Strategic Partner of C4I Conference in Saudi Arabia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 10, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is a strategic partner of the upcoming International C4I Solutions Conference in Saudi Arabia from Oct. 17 to 19 that will highlight technology platforms to support counterterrorism operations, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Sunday the event will be held …

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