Tag Archives: Northrop Grumman

Linnie Haynesworth: Northrop Extends AF Weather Service Support Under $300M IDIQ

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will help U.S. Air Force Weather provide other military branches and forces with space and terrestrial environmental products, services and information under a potential $300 million contract. Linnie Haynesworth,  a vice president in Northrop’s information systems sector,  said Wednesday the company aims to help the Air Force “provide the continuous, complete and …

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Michael Meaney Promoted to Northrop Land, Self-Protection Systems VP

Michael Meaney, a 20-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been promoted to vice president of advanced land and self-protection systems within the company’s electronic systems sector. He will oversee the development of new electronic warfare, tactical information processing, electro-optical/infrared sensor and self-protection technologies for customers’ ground and airborne …

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Northrop to Continue AF Battlefield Airborne Comm Node Support; Jeannie Hilger Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded an $89.7 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to extend the company’s support for the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node system that the service uses in overseas contingency operations. “BACN is making such a tremendous difference for our warfighters that it is regarded as indispensable for …

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Diane Daegele to Head Business Mgmt for Northrop’s Unmanned Segment

Diane Daegele, formerly a business director at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been promoted to vice president of business management for the company’s unmanned systems segment. Daegele will lead activities related to the segment’s finance and business administration programs, Northrop said Wednesday. She will report to Sunil Navale, business management VP and chief …

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Mike Knowles, Mike Twyman Join Cubic’s Defense Leadership Team

Mike Knowles and Mike Twyman, veterans in the defense business, have both joined Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) in executive roles within the San Diego-based company’s defense business unit. Knowles has been named vice president and deputy general manager of the air ranges and Live-Virtual-Constructive integrated training campaign business segment, Cubic said Wednesday. Twyman …

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David Booze: Northrop Awarded $205M to Continue Army Logistics Support at Fort Irwin

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will continue its mission logistics support work at the Fort Irwin National Training Center in California under a new three-year, $205 million contract with the U.S. Army. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has a one-year base period and two option years and includes tactical logistics planning, transportation, supply …

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Report: Japan Plans to Buy Northrop-Made Global Hawk Drones

Japan plans to invest approximately 372 million dollars over the next decade to buy new unmanned aerial vehicles as part of a military fleet expansion, Defense One reported Monday. Daniel Medina writes that an IHS Jane’s senior analyst has indicated that the Japanese government is interested in acquiring Northrop Grumman-made …

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Air Force Extends Northrop’s Weather Forecasting Contract

Northrop Grumman  (NYSE: NOC) has won a contract worth &#36300 million to help the U.S. Air Force disseminate weather prediction data for military users worldwide, the Washington Business Journal reported Monday. Jill Aitoro writes that Northrop will continue to provide systems engineering, management and sustainment assistance to the Air Force …

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Northrop, Boeing-Lockheed Bid on Potential $55B USAF Long-Range Bomber Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and the Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team are bidding on a potential $55 billion U.S. Air Force contract to build next-generation long-range strike bomber aircraft, The Motley Fool reported Sunday. Katie Spence writes that these companies are the main contenders to build …

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DARPA Picks Boeing, Masten, Northrop for Hypersonic Spaceplane Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA), Masten Space Systems and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) have been awarded prime contracts to develop a reusable unmanned launch vehicle for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DARPA intends to use the vehicle to send small satellites into low-Earth orbit by using expendable upper stages, the agency said Tuesday. …

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