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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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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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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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Northrop Grumman, Partners Get Extension on UK Sentry Whole Life Support Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 24, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will continue to provide maintenance and other support services for the U.K. air force’s Sentry E-3D airborne early warning and control aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense News reported Thursday Northrop is a partner of Cohort subsidiary MASS in the Sentry Whole Life Support …

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Northrop Grumman to Supply ATC Comms Equipment to South African Airports

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 17, 2016 — A subsidiary of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide the T6 Radio and other air traffic control communications equipment to airports in South Africa under a subcontract from prime contractor AME Air Traffic Management, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Northrop said Thursday Park Air Systems will supply the radio as …

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B-21 Prime Contractor Northrop Grumman Lauds Air Force’s Raider Bomber

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 21, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), prime contractor on the U.S. Air Force‘s B-21 program, has unveiled that the service branch’s future long-range strike bomber will be called the Raider, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced the aircraft’s name …

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Northrop Grumman to Feature Mine-Hunting Tech at Unmanned Warrior Exercise

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will feature its AQS-24B mine-hunting sensor system during a demonstration at the Unmanned Warrior exercise in October, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the technology works to detect, locate and classify undersea mines using its synthetic aperture sonar and optical laser …

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Northrop Grumman Donates UAS for Northland College Training Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 26, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has donated a Bat multi-mission unmanned aircraft system and associated equipment to Northland Community & Technical College in efforts to expand UAS operations in the Red River Valley in North Dakota and Minnesota, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. NCTC said Tuesday it will use the drone to support …

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Northrop Grumman Subsidiary Completes Initial Design Review on AstroMesh Reflector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 18, 2016 — A subsidiary of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has concluded preliminary design review on the AstroMesh radar antenna reflector for a joint satellite program between NASA and India’s space research organization, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Northrop said Tuesday Astro Aerospace conducted the review to move the program forward to detailed …

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