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GAO Releases Annual Assessment of Pentagon’s Acquisition Programs

The Government Accountability Office assessed the Department of Defense’s 121 major defense acquisition programs, information technology procurement and middle-tier acquisition initiatives worth $1.86T combined and found that DoD did not implement certain measures to achieve its goal of accelerating the delivery of capabilities despite adopting a streamlined approach to acquisition.

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McAleese & Associates: Northrop Posts 16% Sales Growth Driven by Aerospace, Innovation Systems Segments

Consulting firm McAleese and Associates has released a report that provides an overview of the financial performance of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) during the fourth quarter and full year 2018. Northrop saw its 2018 sales jump 16 percent to $30B driven by sales growth at its innovation systems business and …

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NASA Exercises Orbital ATK Contract Options for NOAA’s 3rd, 4th JPSS Weather Satellites

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will develop two more weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in addition to the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 spacecraft after NASA exercised options that would bring the total amount of the contract to approximately $460 million. The company said Friday it is currently building …

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Northrop Subsidiary Completes Critical Design Review of Radar Satellite Mesh Reflector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 31, 2018 — A Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) subsidiary has concluded the critical design review of a radar antenna reflector for an imaging satellite that will perform joint NASA and Indian space research organization missions in the future, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Astro Aerospace checked the design of the AstroMesh …

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Orbital ATK, NASA, NOAA Conclude JPSS-2 Satellite Critical Design Review

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 5, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has collaborated with NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to complete the critical design review on the second Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the JPSS-2 assessment also looked into its capability …

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General Atomics Completes Critical Design Review of Block 50 RPA Ground Control Station

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2017 — General Atomics has concluded the critical design review of the U.S. Air Force‘s Block 50 Advanced Cockpit Ground Control Station for remotely piloted aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its aeronautics systems business worked with Air Force pilots and sensor operators to design the Block …

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BAE, Boeing Conclude Critical Design Review of F-15 Electronic Warfare Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2017 — BAE Systems and Boeing (NYSE: BA) have collaborated on the critical design review of an electronic warfare platform that the U.S. Air Force plans to integrate into its F-15 aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. BAE said Monday Boeing’s review of the Eagle Passive/Active Warning Survivability System …

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Orbital ATK Wraps Up Preliminary Design Review on 3 NOAA Polar Satellites

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has concluded the four-day preliminary design review on three Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft in collaboration with NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday it reviewed the design of JPSS-2,  JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 at a facility in Arizona to move …

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Boeing Lands Navy Modification Award for P-8A Increment 3 Block 2 Reviews

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 9, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will conduct preliminary and critical design reviews on the Increment 3 Block 2 update of the P-8A Poseidon aircraft under a $60.8 million delivery order modification from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the modification works to drive the …

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