Tag Archives: Northrop Grumman

Boeing’s Leanne Caret Talks Women’s Challenges, Opportunities in Defense

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 10, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has said she believes the challenges that women professionals encounter in the defense sector are more “aspirational” instead of institutional, as the industry sees a surge in women leaders …

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Craig Reed Named Serco Inc. SVP, Chief Growth Officer; Dave Dacquino Quoted

Craig Reed, a 35-year GovCon veteran, has joined Serco Group’s North American subsidiary as a senior vice president and chief growth officer. He will report to Dave Dacquino, chairman and CEO of Serco Inc., and lead business development and corporate strategy efforts such as mergers and acquisitions, market intelligence and …

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Former Patriot Group CFO Darla Moon Joins SPA as Finance Chief

Darla Moon, former chief financial officer of global mission support services contractor Patriot Group, has been appointed to the same position at Systems Planning and Analysis. She brings two decades of finance, mergers and acquisitions, finance and strategic planning and execution experience to SPA, the company said Monday. Before Patriot Group, …

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Donna Diederich Appointed LMI Chief HR Officer

Donna Diederich, former chief human resources officer of Abt Associates, has been appointed to the same position at nonprofit government consulting services contractor LMI. She will oversee talent acquisition, diversity, inclusion, learning and talent management programs in her new position, LMI said Wednesday. “Throughout my career, I have had the opportunity to …

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Boeing Lands $400M Air Force Bomber Engineering IDIQ

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a one-year, $400M contract to help the U.S. Air Force engineer B-1 and B-52 bombers. The company will perform recurring and non-recurring aircraft engineering services under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense said Friday. Locations of work include Tinker AF Base in Oklahoma, Edwards AFB …

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Eight Firms to Help Air Force Develop Open Architecture Standards

Eight companies have secured contracts worth $22.5M combined to develop, manage and update a set of Open Architecture standards for the U.S. Air Force. The contractors will work as a single entity to create and offer configuration control for Universal Command and Control Interface and Open Mission systems standards, the …

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Northrop Lands $1.3B Contract to Produce, Sustain Air Force Targeting Pods

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential five-year, $1.31B contract to develop, produce, modernize and sustain LITENING targeting pods for the U.S. Air Force. Work under the sole-source indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will take place in Rolling Meadows, Ill., through Dec. 31, 2023, the Department of Defense said Friday. LITENING is equipped with multiple sensors and designed to …

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Northrop Gets Potential $3.6B Air Force Large Aircraft Countermeasures Program Support IDIQ

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide equipment and support for the U.S. Air Force‘s Large Aircraft Infrared Counter Measures program under a potential seven-year, $3.60B contract. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will include program management, logistics, engineering and sustainment work, the Department of Defense said Monday. DoD noted the company will perform …

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Northrop Increases Cannon Production Capacity With Arizona Plant Expansion

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 14, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has nearly doubled the capacity at a facility in Arizona that houses the production of its Bushmaster medium-caliber cannons for military customers, as part of an expansion in the company’s innovation systems sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The 36K-square-foot plant in …

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Four Companies Awarded Marine Handheld Targeting System Assessment OTAs

Four companies have secured other transaction agreements to explore the possibility of creating a single, lightweight, man-portable system for the U.S. Marine Corps to locate, acquire and counter targets. BAE Systems, Elbit Systems of America (Nasdaq: ESLT), Fraser Optics and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will examine potential systems for USMC’s Next Generation Handheld Targeting System, …

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