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Northrop to Provide System Software, Engineering Support to Navy Fire Scout Unmanned Helicopters

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 29, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a $17.1 million contract from the U.S. Navy for system software and engineering services in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned helicopter system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company will provide software design and system integration, qualification …

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Northrop Conducts 1st Flight Test of Hawkeye Aircraft With Aerial Refueling System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 20, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has completed the first flight test for an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye early-warning aircraft equipped with an aerial refueling system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the aerial refueling function will work to boost the on-station time and range of …

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Navy Intends to Award Hawkeye Aircraft Lots 7-11 FRP Contract to Northrop Grumman

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 13, 2016 — The U.S. Navy intends to award a sole-source, fixed-price contract to Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to deliver potentially 40 full-rate production E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft under lots 7 to 11, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Northrop will be tasked to provide program and production management, systems …

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Former AF Chief of Staff Mark Welsh Joins Northrop Board of Directors; Wes Bush Comments

Mark Welsh III, a retired U.S. Air Force general and current dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, has joined the board of directors at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC). Northrop expands its board of directors to 14 members with the addition of Welsh, the …

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Northrop Grumman Marks Milestones Under DARPA-Navy Tern Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has marked two milestones in a joint program between the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and U.S. Navy to develop an unmanned aerial system for medium-altitude, long-endurance missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node project team has completed a critical design review of the …

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Northrop Grumman Team Secures DARPA Funds for 2nd Tern Test Vehicle

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 21, 2016 — Northrop Grumman‘s prototype unmanned aircraft system for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node program will undergo ground and at-sea tests by 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. DARPA said Thursday it has provided funds to the Northrop-led team to build a second …

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State Dept OKs $10B Sale of Boeing Super Hornet, Northrop, Raytheon & GE Components to Kuwait

The State Department has given Kuwait the go-ahead to procure Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft and related components and support from the U.S. government under a potential $10.1 billion foreign military sales agreement. Boeing, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and General Electric will act as principal contractors for the sale that covers …

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F-35 Program Office Taps Northrop, BAE & Australia-Based Teammates for MRO&U Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2016 — The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program office has tapped Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Australia-based subsidiary for maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade services, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Northrop said Friday it will a join a team of other companies including the Australian operations of BAE Systems and …

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Northrop Grumman Receives 5th NeXolve-built Sunshield Layer for Webb Telescope

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received the last of the five NeXolve-built sunshield layers that will work to protect the optics and equipment of NASA‘s James Webb Space Observatory, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NASA said Tuesday the sunshield serves to prevent the sun’s heat from disrupting …

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