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NASA Selects 13 Firms to Conduct LEO Commercial Human Spaceflight Studies

NASA has chosen 13 companies to explore future opportunities for non-governmental entities to conduct U.S. manned spaceflight missions to the International Space Station and other low-Earth orbit destinations. The space agency said Thursday studies will delve into conceptualization of business plans that will discuss the feasibility of using free-flying structures or …

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Northrop Adds RapidSOS Tech to Emergency Caller Location Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 6, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has partnered with RapidSOS to integrate their emergency response technologies and deliver a service that will work to enable first responders to locate people seeking help via connected devices such as smartphones, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The RapidSOS Next-Generation 911 Clearinghouse …

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Johns Hopkins APL Completes Clean-Room Prep on NASA’s Parker Solar Probe

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 3, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has completed its clean-room work to prepare NASA‘s Parker Solar Probe for launch after mating the spacecraft to Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Star 48BV rocket motor and encasing it within its fairing, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The probe is set to …

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Bradford Powell Named Cubic C2ISR Business VP, GM; Mike Twyman Comments

Bradford Powell, a 10-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been appointed vice president and general manager of the command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance business at Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) mission solutions segment. He will lead the implementation of C2ISR programs and business growth strategy in his new position, …

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Sally Sullivan, Ed Fortunato Named to VP Roles at Raytheon

Sally Sullivan, a former CSRA executive, has joined Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) as vice president of U.S. business development. Sullivan previously served as executive VP for the homeland security group at CSRA, which is now part of General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) information technology business after the latter completed its purchase in April, …

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Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Concludes 9th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 1, 2018 — A Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems-built (NYSE: NOC) Cygnus spacecraft that launched in May to deliver an estimated 7,400 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station and perform secondary space missions reentered Earth’s atmosphere Monday after a 52-day stay at the space observatory, ExecutiveBiz …

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Northrop Reports 10% Rise in Q2 2018 Sales; Wes Bush Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) posted $7.1 billion in sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2018, up 10 percent from the same period last year. The company said Monday it recorded $689 million in Q2 net earnings, showing a 24 percent increase from the prior year period, and saw its backlog …

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23 Firms Win Spots on $794M Navy Unmanned Undersea Vehicle R&D Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded 23 companies positions on a potential five-year, $794.5 million contract to support the development and fabrication of unmanned undersea vehicles. The Defense Department said Monday the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division received 28 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that will run through July 2023. Contractors …

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Northrop Delivers Multimission Radar With Gallium Nitride Tech to Marine Corps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 30, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has delivered to the U.S. Marine Corps its first active electronically scanned array radar system equipped with a gallium nitride antenna designed to support real-time threat monitoring, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar with …

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DARPA Selects Industry, Academic Research Teams for Potential $1.5B Electronics Resurgence Initiative

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has chosen multiple research teams from the commercial and academic sectors to address microelectronics innovation challenges as part of an initiative worth up to $1.5 billion over five years. DARPA said Tuesday the Electronics Resurgence Initiative covers six “Page 3” programs that seek to explore …

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