Tag Archives: Northrop Grumman

HP Forms NGEN Contract Team with AT&T, Northrop, IBM

With nearly one month to go before the end of the Navy‘s request for proposals for the $4.5 billion Next Generation Enterprise Network contract, Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) has formed a comprehensive team of contractors in its effort to take home the NGEN deal. HP is teaming with AT&T (NYSE: …

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Northrop Wins $46M Air Force Modification to Support Global Hawk Development Program

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $45, 835, 942 contract modification to provide software maintenance in support of air vehicles and ground support segments as the Global Hawk system integrator. The Defense Department‘s Nov. 18 announcement of the award also mentioned that Northrop will support an integrated Global Hawk combined development …

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Northrop Awarded $69M to Complete Navy ADM Project

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded follow-on and additional task order contracts totaling $69 million from the U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research for the Navy’s Integrated Topside program. Northrop reported the $66 million option award for the first contract will fund the continued development and integration of …

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Northrop Wins $279M Contract for Army System of Systems

The U.S. Army has awarded Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a $279, 364, 696 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to provide for the mortar requirement for the installation and support for critical components of the system of systems. A system of systems is a collection of task-oriented systems that pools resources together and creates …

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Northrop Names 25-Year Company Veteran to Lead Defense Systems

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has named 25-year company veteran Mike Twyman as vice president and general manager of the company’s defense systems division, which operates within Northrop’s information systems sector. In this new role, Twyman will have leadership over business areas involving: Command and control Networks and communications Defense logistics Critical infrastructure and …

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Northrop Outfitting First Sea-Based Unmanned System to Carry Weapons

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has begun outfitting U.S. Navy MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopters to be armed with weapons systems. The work falls under a $17 million contract awarded to the company Sept. 23 by Naval Air Systems Command. By implementing the Advanced Precision Kill weapons system laser-guided 70mm rocket into helicopters, ship …

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Northrop Wins $109M Contract to Redesign B-2 Bomber Deck

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a $109 million contract to produce a redesigned aft deck for the B-2 stealth bomber. The aft deck is a metallic panel on the plane’s upper surface that shields its airframe from the heat of engine exhaust. “Implementing a redesigned …

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Northrop Wins $43M Extension as Air Force Designates UAVs

The U.S. Air Force has officially redesignated two Northrop Grumman– (NYSE: NOC) developed aircraft platforms that hold the battlefield airborne communications node system. The Global Hawk RQ-4BS has been re-designated as the EQ-4Bs the Bombardier Global Express BD-700 received the new E-11A designation The company was awarded a five-month $43 million contract extension to …

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David Melcher Comments on Completed ITT Spinoffs

  ITT Corp. (NYSE: ITT) has completed its previously announced separation plan, retaining its core industrial offerings and spinning off its defense and information solution business into ITT Exelis and its water technology and services business into Xylem. Open trading of Exelis (NYSE: XLS) and Xylem (NYSE: XYL) shares will begin Tuesday. ITT Corp. …

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Pamela Drew Comments on TASC’s Hire of CIA Veteran as VP in SE&I

TASC Inc. has named Bob Pattishall as a vice president in its strategic capabilities and technology group. Pattishall served the CIA for 25 years before joining Veridian Corp. and then Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) aerospace systems sector, where he most recently lead the development and deployment of a major program as …

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