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NGC to Provide Cyrocoolers for ITT

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been selected by ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) to provide flight cryocoolers for the sensor payloads for two international weather satellites. The geostationary satellites will provide round-the-clock weather forecasts and severe weather alerts. Cryocoolers are used to reduce thermal noise in space-based sensors. The Northrop Grumman cooler …

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NGC’s Webb Telescope Passes Critical Test

The five-layer, tennis court-sized sunshield for the Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) -built James Webb Space Telescope has passed the critical design review, certifying that its design is complete and meets mission requirements. By achieving thermal, deployment and stray-light targets, the sunshield is now ready for manufacturing. “Passing this review is the …

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NGC Returns Carrier to Navy

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has returned the nation’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), to the U.S. Navy after completing modernization and maintenance work provided during the ship’s post shakedown availability and selected restricted availability (PSA/SRA). The company’s Shipbuilding sector in Newport News, Va., was the …

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NGC Maritime Laser Weapon Moving Forward

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has made gains with the Maritime Laser Demonstration (MLD) system currently under development.  MLD has passed two milestone reviews by the Office of Naval Research, pointing to the future success of the program. “These reviews indicate that our MLD design should meet the Navy’s objectives in …

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Webb Space Telescope Closer to Taking Flight

After a lengthy process, Northrop Grumman has announced the first primary mirror segment of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has met flight specifications at ambient temperatures. “This milestone marks the culmination of an intensive six-year manufacturing effort, ” said Scott Willoughby, Webb telescope Program Manager for Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems …

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NGC to Assist Texas Government

Northrop Grumman has received a contract by the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative to provide the company’s business process management software and learning assessment system to Texas government, nonprofit and education organizations. Access to these applications will help users to better support business processes and student learning. As part of …

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Development of the Nationwide Automatic Identification System Underway

Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Coast Guard recently completed a Critical Design Review (CDR) of Nationwide Automatic Identification System (Nationwide AIS). The CDR successfully determined that technical efforts would meet performance requirements without exceeding budget and scheduling constraints. “By collaborating closely with the Coast Guard, we were able to …

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Today’s News from GovConWire

News – Northrop Grumman Successfully Completes EMI/EMC Testing of RC-12X Guardrail System – ManTech Systems Engineering Unit Earns International Distinction – Northrop Grumman Announces HQ Move to D.C. – CSC Recognized For Internal Social Networking Initiative – Booz Allen Wins Air Force Spacelift Contract – ICF International Wins $9.9M HUD …

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Today’s New from GovCon Wire

ACS wins contract extension with DCP Midstream Keane Appoints new CFO Northrop Grumman delivers submarine 4 months ahead of schedule U.S. Army Combat Modernization Program Approved: Boeing To Begin Production in 2010 Boeing’s DIRECTV 12 Satellite is Operating Normally ManTech Systems Engineering Corporation Achieves CMMI Level 3 Rating Red Hat …

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Today’s News from GovCon Wire

U.S. Department of Defense Uses Harris Corp Radios in MRAP Vehicles Northrop Grumman Wins U.S. Navy Contract Raytheon Receives Contracts for PATRIOT System in Taiwan Ceradyne receives contract for vehicle armor TASC on Team Awarded Contract with FAA Harris Corp Products Increasing Air Traffic Communication in the Philippines Open Technology …

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