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NGC to Assist Texas Government

Northrop Grumman has received a contract by the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative to provide the company’s business process management software and learning assessment system to Texas government, nonprofit and education organizations. Access to these applications will help users to better support business processes and student learning. As part of …

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Northrop Grumman Wins $577 Million Army Contract

Northrop Grumman has won a contract from the US Army to develop the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS).  The five-year deal is a cost-plus-incentive-fee/cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, valued at an estimated $577 million.   The new technology will allow warfighters to use any sensor and any weapon in …

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Northrop Grumman Successfully Completes EMI/EMC Testing of RC-12X Guardrail System

Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Army have finished electromagnetic interference/electromagnetic compatibility (EMI/EMC) testing on the first RC-12X Guardrail, bringing this highly-capable signals intelligence (SIGINT) system one step closer to bringing this mission-critical capability to warfighters this year. When it is deployed, the RC-12X Guardrail will be the Army’s premier …

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Northrop Grumman delivers submarine 4 months ahead of schedule

Northrop Grumman delivered the sixth Virginia class submarine, the USS New Mexico, to the US Navy yesterday, four months ahead of schedule. The construction of the submarine took 70 months, the shortest of any Virginia class sub. Becky Stewart, VP for Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding’s sub program, said “New Mexico’s delivery …

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Northrop Grumman Wins U.S. Navy Contract

AMSEC LLC, a Northrop Grumman subsidiary, was recently awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy valued at over $140 million. This five year contract will include the repair, maintenance and modernization of submarines whose home port is Pearl Harbor. “AMSEC is proud to support Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY) by …

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Northrop Grumman’s Hunter Unmanned Aircraft System Equipped With Tactical Common Data Link

The U.S. Army Hunter MQ-5B Unmanned Aircraft  used in Afghanistan has been equipped with Tactical Common Data Link (TCDL)/ The TCDL increases data transfer and more than doubles the communication range. “When we changed from the RQ-5A to the MQ-5B configuration of Hunter, we doubled the endurance of the air …

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Northrop Grumman Completes sale of TASC

Northrop Grumman announced Friday the conclusion of its sale of TASC, Inc., its advisory services business, to a group of investors led by General Atlantic LLC and affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. TASC was sold for $1.65 billion. Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs represented Northrop Grumman in …

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US Navy awards Northrop Grumman Logistics Support Contract

The US Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman a follow on contract to provide logistics support for navigation systems. The three year contract is worth $42 million and follows the initial five year award of $14.8 million. Under the contract, Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit will provide performance based logistics …

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Northrop Grumman Appoints Edward Bush to head ISR section

Northrop Grumman announced yesterday the appointment of Edward Bush as vice president of C4ISR Networked Systems. As such, Bush will be responsible for ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) integration. Bush has been with Northrop Grumman since 2002 and has served as director of Sensor Exploitation Systems and Colorado Operations, where …

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News- Northrop Grumman opens new R&D Center

Northrop Grumman announced Friday the opening of a new research and development center Maryland. The R&D center will serve the Electronic Systems sector and will be the leader of advanced technology developments for the sector. James Pitts, corporate VP and president of the Electronic Systems sector, said “From the ground …

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