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Northrop Grumman Lands $81M FAA Aeronautical Info Mgmt Contract; Ed Sturms Comments

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has received an $81 million contract to update the Federal Aviation Administration’s aeronautical information management system. Northrop said Monday that the company will assist FAA in developing automation and information systems in support of the agency’s safety mission and the Next Generation Air Transportation System …

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Navy Taps Northrop for Potential $91M Laser Demonstrator Program Contract

Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) space and mission systems business will provide support for the Solid State High Power Laser Weapon System Demonstrator program under a potential three-year, $91.1 million U.S. Navy contract. The Defense Department said Thursday the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has a base value of $53.1 million and base period of performance through …

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Kevin Mickey Appointed Northrop Aerospace Advanced Design VP; Chris Hernandez Comments

Kevin Mickey, formerly president of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) subsidiary Scaled Composites, has been named vice president of advanced design in the company’s aerospace systems sector. Mickey will oversee the sector’s aircraft design activities in his new role that he will start Nov. 2, Northrop said Thursday. “He will be a great …

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Lockheed Marks F-16V Maiden Flight with Northrop AESA Radar

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22,  2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) flew the F-16V for the first time integrated with the latest avionics configuration, including Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) APG-83 AESA flight control radar. Lockheed said the maiden flight took place over Fort Worth, Texas, on Oct. 16. Other enhancements to …

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Northrop Breaks Ground on UAS R&D Facility at Grand Sky

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 19, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will operate a new research and development facility for drone technologies at Grand Sky, North Dakota, to serve as the main tenant of the 217-acre unmanned flight application development park, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Construction has begun on the $10 million …

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Northrop Realigns Businesses, Appoints Gloria Flach COO

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will restructure from four business segments to three, effective Jan. 1, in a move President and CEO Wes Bush said is aimed to align strategies with customer requirements. On that date, Gloria Flach, corporate vice president and president of Northrop’s electronic systems sector, will assume the …

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Northrop Marks Production Milestone for F-35 Center Fuselage

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 7,  2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has completed the AX-5 center fuselage for the first F-35 Lightning II aircraft to be assembled in Japan, a production milestone celebrated in a Oct. 2 ceremony attended by officials from the Japanese government, Northrop and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). The …

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Northrop Receives $92M Contract Modification to Develop US Navy EW Systems

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $91, 735, 291 contract modification to engineer and develop the U.S. Navy’s electronic warfare systems. The company will upgrade the electronic attack capabilities of AN/SLQ-32(V) EW systems under the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program Block 3 program, the Defense Department said Monday. Northrop …

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Northrop Awarded $203M Air Force Global Hawk Maintenance Contract

Northrop Grumman has received a one-year, $203, 559, 738 contract modification to maintain the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of Global Hawk unmanned aircraft. The company will perform planning, operations and maintenance services under the option from a previously-awarded contract, the Defense Department said Friday. Northrop will perform work in San Diego …

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Northrop to Retrofit, Maintain US Air Force’s Global Hawk Drones Under $3B Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $3.2 billion contract to update and sustain all variants of the U.S. Air Force Global Hawk unmanned aerial systems. The company will perform program management, engineering, configuration and technical modernization efforts to support development of the drones, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Northrop will perform …

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