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Northrop to Extend USAF Battlefield Airborne Comms Tech Support Under $265M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential five-year, $265 million contract to continue to maintain an airborne gateway platform the U.S. Air Force uses to translate and distribute voice communications and battlespace data from multiple sources. The company said Tuesday it will provide maintenance and logistics services for the Battlefield Airborne …

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Army Selects Northrop for $117M Special Electronic Mission Aircraft Logistics Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential $116.9 million contract to provide logistics support for a fleet of U.S. government-owned, fixed-wing special electronic mission aircraft. The Army received three bids for the fixed-price incentive, firm-fixed price, cost-plus-fixed fee, cost-type contract via the internet and obligated $30 million at the time of award, the …

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Northrop Plans Modified Global Hawk for MDA’s Laser-Carrying Drone Requirement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 28, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) aims to update the RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle in response to a Missile Defense Agency requirement for a drone with capacity to carry heavy loads including a laser weapon, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Flightglobal reported Thursday that MDA’s high-altitude, …

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CGI, Leidos, Northrop Land Spots on SSA IT Services Contract

CGI’s (NYSE: GIB) federal business, Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) have won spots on a Social Security Administration contract to provide information technology services. A FedBizOpps notice published Monday says the potential 10-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers IT services for SSA’s office of the deputy commissioner for systems in support of data …

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Boeing, Northrop Win $678M in USAF Contracts for Ground-Based ICBM Tech Maturation Work

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $349.1 million contract to Boeing (NYSE: BA) and a $328.6 million contract to Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to perform technology maturation and risk reduction work for the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinentinal ballistic missile program. The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center in Utah received three bids for …

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Navy Eyes Boeing, General Atomics, Lockheed, Northrop for Carrier-Based Drone Tanker Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 21, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Atomics, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) are expected to submit proposals to the U.S. Navy for the development of an unmanned aerial refueling tanker that operates with an aircraft carrier, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. USNI News reported …

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Northrop, Industry Partners Showcase Autonomous Vehicles at Navy Exercise

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and its industry partners Battelle, Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and Riptide have demonstrated several battlespace technologies at a U.S. Navy exercise in collaboration with the Naval Surface Warfare Center – Panama City division, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Battelle said Monday the …

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USAF Picks Northrop, Aurora Flight Sciences for $499M Aerospace Vehicle R&D IDIQ

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Aurora Flight Sciences have won positions on a potential eight-year, $499 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to research, develop and demonstrate aerospace vehicle systems designed to deliver weapons, cargo and other payloads to warfighters. The Air Force Research Laboratory received six proposals for …

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Northrop Grumman Subsidiary Performs Initial Review of Inmarsat-6 Satellite Reflector Design

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 11, 2017 — A subsidiary of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has completed the preliminary design review of the AstroMesh reflectors for two Airbus-built communications satellites that will be part of the Inmarsat-6 constellation, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Northrop said Wednesday Astro Aerospace conducted the review to check the reflectors’ …

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Northrop Grumman Integrates NASA Webb Telescope’s Sunshield Layers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 9, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has completed the integration of the sunshield flight layers that will work to protect the components of NASA‘s James Webb Space Telescope, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the sunshield is made of Kapton and consists of five layers that serve to …

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