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Forbes Raves About ‘Virginia Mecca’ of Defense Contractors

Forbes.com recently sought out to answer why northern Virginia has become the mecca for military contractors. The publication identifies the 1991 migration of General Dynamics from St. Louis to Falls Church, Va., as the start of a domino effect that has seen the majority of the 20 largest U.S. military contractors …

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Northrop Delivering Tank Sensor Assembly Units to General Dynamics

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has begun delivering LRS-2000 rate sensor assembly units to General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) land systems’ business under a $23 million contract. The units are for the stabilized commander’s weapon station on the U.S. Army’s M1A1 Abrams tank. Northrop will deliver more than 2, 400 units between …

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Cubic Wins $49M for Data Link of Joint STARS Surveillance System

Cubic Defense Applications (NYSE: CUB) has won a five-year $49 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity U.S. Army contract to provide repairs and engineering support for an airborne surveillance and control data link. The data link relays data and communications for Joint STARS, a Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) built battle management, intelligence, command, control and surveillance system. …

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Northrop Wins $91M Contract to Reset Army Unmanned Aircraft

The U.S. Army has awarded Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) technical services business a $91, 218, 878 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The company will reset MQ-5B Hunter unmanned aircraft systems with tactical common data links and interoperability engineering. Work will be performed in Sierra Vista, Ariz., with an estimated completion date of Dec. 30, 2012. …

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Northrop to R&D Advanced Hybrid Drive System Prototype

Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) electronic systems business‘ marine systems division has won a $23, 093, 493 U.S. Navy cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development activities. R&D efforts will support the design, manufacture and testing of an advanced hybrid drive system prototype. The company said the system could bi-directionally interconnect existing propulsion and …

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Northrop Wins $54M for Logistics Support of Global Hawk UAV

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) aerospace systems business a $54, 227, 582 contract modification. The company will provide logistics activities in support of the Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle fielded systems and subsystems used in peacetime operations. Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity

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Northrop Wins $50M to Design Architecture for Navy Training Applications

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) information systems sector a $49.9 million contract to design, develop and install PC-based open-architecture for reconfigurable training systems applications. Work is expected to be completed in September 2016. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, Fla., is the contracting activity.

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Northrop to Sustain Defense Support Program Sensor, Spacecraft Bus

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) mission and space systems business a $39, 501, 564 contract modification to exercise an option for on-orbit support and sustainment for both the Defense Support Program sensor and spacecraft bus. Work will be performed at Redondo Beach, Calif. The Space …

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Northrop to Engineer Elements of Space-Borne Sensor for Ballistic Defense System

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a contract with the Applied Physics Laboratory of John Hopkins University to manufacture and produce readiness systems engineering for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency‘s precision tacking space system. Northrop is one of six companies who will work with APL in Laurel, Md., on the future space-borne sensor of …

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Northrop Wins $109M DLA Contract for B-2 Aft Decks

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) aerospace systems business a firm-fixed-price contract for a maximum $109, 635, 061 for B-2 bomber aft decks. The using service is the Air Force. The DLA Aviation, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., is the contracting activity. The performance completion date is …

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