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Northrop Chairman Wes Bush Appointed to Cisco Board

Wes Bush, chairman of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) since 2011, has joined the board of directors at Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO). His appointment brings the number Cisco’s board members to 10, the company said Wednesday. The 35-year aerospace and defense industry veteran led Northrop as chief executive from 2010 to 2018 and …

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NASA Taps Eight Companies to Study Space Comms for Scientific, Economic Benefits

NASA has awarded eight U.S. firms a total of $4M to investigate concepts that will aid existing and future space transmission systems. The goal of their five-month research period is to gain data that will assist near-Earth missions that are scheduled to begin in the mid-2020s. The agency said Thursday …

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Martin Amen Joins Cubic’s Nuvotronics Business as Strategy, BD VP; Mike Twyman Quoted

Martin Amen, former senior director of secure network operations at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined Cubic (NYSE: CUB) as vice president of strategy and business development for the Nuvotronics business. He will report to Mike Twyman, president of Cubic Mission Solutions, and help define and implement the growth strategy …

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Northrop Secures $164M Army Hunter UAS Support Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) received a one-year, $163.6M contract to provide a range of support services for the U.S. Army’s fleet of MQ5B Hunter drones. The company will help the military branch operate, engineer, reconfigure and maintain the unmanned aerial systems as part of the cost-plus-fixed-fee award, the Department of …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Kathy Warden, CEO of Northrop Grumman, Her Fourth Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Kathy Warden, chief executive officer of Northrop Grumman, with her fourth Wash100 Award on Monday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Warden for leading Northrop’s enterprise services, four operating sectors and securing major contracts for the company. We are pleased to present the most …

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Air Force Seeks Bids for Launch Service Procurement Phase 2 Contracts

The U.S. Air Force has issued a solicitation for the second phase of the Launch Service Procurement program, which seeks to award fixed-price contracts to two domestic commercial service providers that can launch national security payloads through 2027. “We must move forward now. We are answering Congress’ 2014 directive to …

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McAleese & Associates: Sales of Northrop Climbed 22% to $8.2B in Q1 2019

A new McAleese & Associates report says Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) saw its sales rise 22 percent to $8.2B in the first quarter of 2019 and recorded a sector operating profit growth of 27 percent. Jim McAleese, founder and principal of McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote the Falls Church, Va.-based …

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Northrop Gets $132M US, Int’l Large Aircraft IR Countermeasures Tech Integration Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) received a potential two-year, $132.3M contract to help integrate counter-missile systems onto aircraft for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army as well as the governments of Norway and U.K. under the foreign military sales program. The undefinitized contract action covers the procurement of Large Aircraft Infrared …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents David Drabkin, Chairman of Section 809 Panel, His First Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented David Drabkin, chairman of the Section 809 Panel, with his first Wash100 Award on Tuesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Drabkin for his role in the realignment of the Department of Defense’s acquisition process in 2018. We are ecstatic to present the most …

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Army Orders $194M in Cartridges From Northrop Subsidiary

A Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) subsidiary, booked $194M in U.S. Army orders to supply small-caliber ammunition products. Alliant Techsystems Operations will produce 5.56mm, 7.62mm and Cal. 50 cartridges at a government-owned, contractor-operated manufacturing facility located in Independence, Mo., Northrop said Tuesday. More than 18B small-caliber rounds have been produced at …

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