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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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Northrop Bags Navy Life Cycle Deal

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has won a $41.3 million cost-plus-fixed fee contract for life cycle engineering and support services on the U.S. Navy’s USS San Antonio (LPD 17) class of amphibious transport dock ships. With options, the contract has the potential value of $249.4 million. This is the second …

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New Haiti Images from NGC Global Hawk

The RQ-4 Global Hawk, Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE:NOC) unmanned reconnaissance aircraft system, has returned new images from its watch over Haiti. To date, the Global Hawk has flown six missions, approximately 130 hours, and provided more than 3, 600 images of Port-au-Prince and areas damaged by the massive earthquake and …

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Northrop Grumman Wins Navy Radar Deal

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has received a full-rate production contract from the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command for its AN/SPQ-9B shipboard radar systems, which will enhance detection and tracking of high-speed threats such as sea-skimming anti-ship missiles. Under the fixed-price $26.2 million contract, Northrop Grumman’s Naval and Marine Systems Division facility …

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Northrop Makes David Reith VP of Finance, Controller for Electronic Systems sector

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has announced the appointment of David Reith as vice president of finance and controller for the company’s Electronic Systems sector, effective immediately. In his new role, Reith will provide controller oversight for the sector and will be in charge of all sector financial functions, including estimating …

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