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Northrop Secures $97M Option on Navy Counter IED Tech Supply Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $96.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to produce systems designed to protect troops, vehicles and structures against radio-controlled improvised explosive devices. The Defense Department said Friday the service branch exercised an option for full-rate production of the Block One Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare …

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Northrop Adds Operational Area for Manned Aircraft Production at Mississippi Plant

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 27, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has expanded its aerospace manufacturing facility in Moss Point, Miss., with a new operational area to house work on manned aircraft in addition to the autonomous systems production the site originally hosted, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the …

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Northrop Grumman Powers NASA Webb Telescope’s Main Components Under Integration & Test Phase

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has switched on two main systems of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope in support of the test and integration phase of the program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its engineers used external power tools to generate compatible …

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VIDEO: OmegA: Northrop Grumman’s New Large-Class Rocket

Northrop Grumman has announced the name of the company’s new large-class rocket: OmegA. This all-American rocket, designed for the U.S. Air Force’s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program, will have a capacity of up to 10,100 kg to Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) and up to 7,800 kg to Geostationary Equatorial …

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VIDEO: OmegA: Northrop Grumman’s New Large-Class Rocket

Northrop Grumman has announced the name of the company’s new large-class rocket: OmegA. This all-American rocket, designed for the U.S. Air Force’s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program, will have a capacity of up to 10,100 kg to Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) and up to 7,800 kg to Geostationary Equatorial …

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Northrop Gets $866M USAF Radar Sustainment, Modification Contract; Joseph Ensor Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential seven-year, $866 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to modify and sustain a network of ground-based radar systems used by the service to perform missile warning and space monitoring operations. The contract will cover work on several radars that support the …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Northrop Concludes Acquisition of Orbital ATK and Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup June 4 – June 8, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Northrop Concludes Acquisition of Orbital ATK and Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Northrop Concludes Acquisition of Orbital ATK       This year has seen significant M&A activity, as …

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Northrop Closes Orbital ATK Purchase; Blake Larson Named Innovation Systems Sector President

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) wrapped up its approximately $9.2 billion purchase of Orbital ATK on Wednesday and will now run the newly acquired company as its fourth business sector called Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems. Blake Larson, most recently chief operating officer at Orbital ATK, has been elected by the board as …

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FTC Clears Northrop’s Orbital ATK Purchase

The Federal Trade Commission has given Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) antitrust approval to proceed with its proposed $9.2 billion acquisition of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA). Northrop said Tuesday the FTC clearance calls for it to make solid-rocket motors available to competitors on “a non-discriminatory basis” and that it expects to close the deal …

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Navy, Northrop Grumman Mark Start of MQ-4C Triton Flight Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 5, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and the U.S. Navy have begun flight operations for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system at Naval Base Ventura County in Point Mugu, California, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the first pair of operational Triton drones will undergo tests with Navy maintainers …

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