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Army Tests Sensors, Functions of Northrop’s Missile Defense Battle Command System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 14, 2018 — The Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System has undergone a live air test with the U.S. Army to validate its target detection and tracking functions, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the IBCS was able to engage with representative …

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Northrop, Duke & UW to Produce Metamaterial-Based Military Aircraft Antennas

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 7, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is collaborating with Duke University and the University of Washington to utilize metamaterials in building configurable military aircraft antennas as part of a Defense Department-funded research project, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering said Tuesday the team, through …

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General Dynamics, Northrop Subsidiary Awarded Potential $1.85B Army Ammo Supply Contract

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) ordnance and tactical systems business and Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Alliant Techsystems Operations have secured positions on a potential five-year, $1.85B contract to manufacture ammunition products for the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Thursday both contractors will vie for task orders to supply ammo rounds in the 20 millimeter, 25mm, …

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Northrop Innovation Systems Sector Receives $86M Air Force Aging Surveillance Services IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has given an $86.4M single-award contract to a Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) innovation systems sector, formerly Orbital ATK, to provide aging surveillance services for the military branch’s missile systems. Work covers component evaluation, engineering and disposal of the Minuteman and Peacekeeper rocket stages, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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Northrop Gets $89M Modification on Marine Aircraft Mission Computer R&D IDIQ

Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) mission systems sector has received an $89M contract modification to build special mission computer systems and support equipment for the U.S. Marine Corps. The modification would increase the ceiling value of a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that covers research and development of computing system configuration sets for …

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Northrop, NASA Eye Oct. 6 Launch for Ionospheric Connection Explorer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 5, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and NASA have scheduled an early October launch for a Pegasus XL rocket that would carry a spacecraft designed to study the Earth’s ionosphere, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The team has replaced a faulty sensor and has now moved the …

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Michael Knowles Promoted to Lead Cubic’s Defense Segment, Dave Buss Named Senior Adviser

Michael Knowles, former vice president and general manager of the air ranges business unit within Cubic’s (NYSE: CUB) global defense segment, has been named corporate senior VP and president of the segment in a move that will take effect Oct. 1. Knowles will succeed Dave Buss, a corporate SVP who will …

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Northrop’s IAMD Battle Command System Tested During Army Soldier Checkout Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 17, 2018 — A Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) command-and-control system for the U.S. Army‘s air defense assets has completed testing of its long-range network management capability during a five-week soldier checkout event, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command …

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Northrop Opens New Astro Aerospace Manufacturing Hub in California

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 14, 2018 — Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Astro Aerospace business has opened a new manufacturing center in Ventura County, California, that will house the production of satellite structures and other space-based hardware, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the 140,000-square-foot facility in Oxnard is expected to add …

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Northrop-Built ICESat-2 Spacecraft Set for Sept. 15 Launch Under NASA Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 10, 2018 — A Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) spacecraft is scheduled to launch Sept. 15 from Vandenberg Air Force Base to perform a mission for NASA that aims to collect data on Earth’s changing terrain, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The space agency said Wednesday the Ice, Cloud and land …

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