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Northrop Picks Paul K. Russell to Head New Space Business Area

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has named Paul K. Russell vice president of the new Space business area within the company’s Navigation Systems Division. Russell will be responsible for overall leadership of the division’s inertial measurement unit programs and products for space applications, including Northrop Grumman’s industry-leading Scalable Space Inertial Reference Unit …

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NGC’s Linda Mills on $775M CANES Contract Win

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has won a deal from the U.S. Navy  to support the development phase of the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) program. CANES will improve and optimize shipboard network systems to increase interoperability and affordability within the fleet. If each option is exercised, the deal will …

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NGC Taps Tony Spehar to Head IPIC

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named Anthony “Tony” Spehar vice president and program manager for the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Prime Integration Contract (IPIC). IPIC is described as “a 15-year effort to modernize and maintain the reliability, safety and security of the nation’s entire force of land-based Minuteman III missiles.” “Tony …

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Northrop Handed $100M BPA from OPM

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has won a follow-on blanket purchase agreement (BPA) worth a potential $100 million from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management to electronically convert and store federal employee records for streamlined access to information. Northrop Grumman’s Information Systems sector will provide project management, systems integration, lifecycle development …

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NGC Names Outgoing GSA Official David A. Drabkin Director of Acquisition Policy

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has appointed David A. Drabkin, the outgoing deputy chief acquisition officer at the General Services Administration to the position of director of acquisition policy. Drabkin reports directly to Larry Lanzillotta, corporate vice president of customer relations. As part of his new job, Drabkin will be charged …

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NGC’s James Webb Telescope Reaches Milestone (Photos)

Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC)  James Webb Space Telescope reached a mission-readiness milestone when its first primary mirror segment was cryo-polished to its required prescription as measured at operational cryogenic temperatures. This achievement sets the stage for a successful polishing process for the remaining 18 flight mirror segments. “Many predicted it …

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BAE, NGC Unite to Pursue Ground Combat Vehicle Program

BAE Systems (LSE: BA) and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) have announced a teaming agreement to pursue the Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) program. The GCV program is a development effort headed by the U.S. Army and is designed to develop the next generation Infantry Fighting Vehicle. “BAE Systems and Northrop …

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NGC Wins Highest Workplace Safety Honor from U.S. Government

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded the U.S. government’s highest rating for excellence in workplace health and safety. NGC’s Shipbuilding sector in Newport News, Va. achieved the prestigious STAR status, the highest level of recognition, from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP). According to NGC, …

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NGC Names Gloria Flach Corp. VP, President Enterprise Shared Services

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has elected Gloria A. Flach to the position of corporate vice president and president of Enterprise Shared Services organization, effective March 1, 2010. “Gloria Flach is an outstanding executive whose strong leadership skills and operating experience will enable her to successfully guide this new Enterprise Shared Services …

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Lockheed, NGC Venture LONGBOW Wins Deal from AgustaWestland

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] and Northrop Grumman [NYSE: NOC] joint venture LONGBOW LLC, has won an $86 million contract from AgustaWestland to support LONGBOW FCR systems on the United Kingdom Apache AH Mk-1 aircraft. “The LONGBOW FCR is an essential element of U.K. Apache operations in Afghanistan, ” said Jerry …

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