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Jeannie Hilger: Northrop to Base Marines’ IED Jamming Systems on Open Architecture

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a potential five-year, $90 million contract to build electronic jamming systems for the U.S. Marine Corps to protect troops from improvised explosive devices. The company will produce five Counter Radio-controlled IED Electronic Warfare Marine Expeditionary Unit Special Operation Capable test systems, Northrop said Tuesday. …

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Navy Orders Northrop Mission Computers for Marine Corps’ Viper, Venom Choppers

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide mission computers to the U.S. Marine Corps for two types of attack helicopters under a $10.6 million low-rate initial production contract. The Marines use the company’s second-generation Flight Pro computers on the UH‑1Y Venom and AH‑1Zk Viper helicopters and plans to install the third-generation computer …

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Anthony Brown Joins Northrop in HR VP Role

Anthony Brown, formerly vice president of human resources at Clark Construction, has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as HR VP for the company’s corporate office and enterprised shared services organizations. Brown is also a former HR VP for the PulteGroup, Northrop said Monday. He will oversee the company’s talent capture and …

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Northrop Wins $100M to Help Maintain Air Force Info Environment

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential five-year, $98 million contract to help operate and maintain a software system the U.S. Air Force uses to collaborate and share information. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. received four offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract, …

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Mark Owen, Former Air Force 1-Star General, Named Civergy CEO; Mark Gray Comments

Mark Owen, a retired U.S. Air Force brigadier general and formerly an executive vice president at Civergy, has been appointed CEO of the Landover, Md.-based contractor. The former U.S. Strategic Command policy and plans director and led work to integrate New West Technologies into Civergy following the latter company’s acquisition of New West in …

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Jeanne Usher Named Northrop Sperry Marine Managing Director

Jeanne Usher, formerly deputy managing director at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Sperry Marine unit, has been promoted to the managing director position following Alan Dix’s retirement. Northrop said Tuesday that Usher will oversee the U.K.-based business unit’s global commercial and defense programs and navigation product portfolio, which includes radars and compass systems. The appointment …

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Jose Ruiz, Raytheon Vet, Joins Aerojet Rocketdyne as CIO

Jose Ruiz Jr., formerly a vice president and chief information officer at Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems (NYSE: RTN), has joined Aerojet Rocketdyne as VP and CIO for the GenCorp subsidiary. He previously was responsible for the Raytheon IIS business’ work to consolidate data centers and develop relationships with agencies in the intelligence …

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Toshihiko Seki to Lead Northrop’s Japan Air Power Programs; Mary Petryszyn Comments

Toshihiko Seki, a 30-year veteran of Japan’s army, has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) as head of air power programs and will be based in the company’s Tokyo office. Northrop said Monday Seki will oversee the company’s work in Japan’s defense and security markets, particularly in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. “His years of …

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Tony Abbott: Australia to Buy Northrop’s Triton UAV

Australia plans to purchase a Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC)-built unmanned aerial vehicle for maritime surveillance operations over the country’s northern region, Flight International reported Thursday. Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced Thursday the government intends for the aircraft to help protect Australia’s border, assets and marine resources, according to the report. …

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MDA Increases Northrop Missile Defense IT Services Contract by $750M

Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) contract with the Missile Defense Agency to help run information technology and facilities for the U.S. ballistic missile defense system has received $750 million in additional funding. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification increases the contract’s total value from $2.5 billion to $3.25 billion. Work under the hybrid …

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