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Northrop Selects Cobham to Create Joint Polar Satellite Microwave Sounder Motion Control Tech 

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2016 — Cobham has received an $8 million contract from Northrop Grumman to create a motion control system for its two microwave instruments intended to be used for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Joint Polar Satellite System program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company will create the system at …

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Northrop’s JPSS Microwave Sounder Contract Reaches $390M on New NOAA Order

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract modification to manufacture two passive microwave instruments for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System, increasing the total contract value to $390.5 million. The $177.7 million modification awarded by NASA on behalf of NOAA requires Northrop to build,  test and deliver the Advanced …

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NASA Extends Northrop’s Environmental Satellite Radiometer Contract

A Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) subsidiary has been awarded a $121 million contract modification to develop a microwave sounding instrument for the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 spacecraft. NASA said Wednesday Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems will produce and test the JPSS-2 Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder as well as deliver satellite launch …

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