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Northrop to Provide Airborne Comms Payload for Air Force Global Hawk RPAs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 5, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will supply Battlefield Airborne Communications Node units to update the U.S. Air Force‘s EQ-4B Global Hawk remotely piloted aircraft under a $39.9 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will install the BACN payloads onto the Global Hawk …

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Jennifer Boykin to Succeed Matt Mulherin as HII Newport News Shipbuilding Division President

Jennifer Boykin, vice president of engineering and design at Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division, has been promoted to president of the division and executive vice president of the company, effective July 1. She will succeed Matt Mulherin, who will retire from the company by Aug. 1 after after a 36-year …

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May 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Up as Major Markets Close to Record Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up 0.319 percent to 92.667 as the large platform companies lead the way. Advancers outpacing decliners 2 to 1. On an active day of earnings reports the S&P500 and DJIA flirted with reaching 52 week highs as the NASDAQ set another record. At market close WTI …

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State Dept Clears US’ $1B P-8A Aircraft, Associated Support Deal With New Zealand

The State Department has approved New Zealand’s request to purchase four P-8A patrol aircraft and associated support under a potential $1.5 billion foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. New Zealand requested commercial engines, Tactical Open Mission Software, electro-optical and infrared MX-20HD, AN/AAQ-2(V)1 acoustic system, AN/APY-10 radar, ALQ-240 electronic support measures and …

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State Dept OKs $333M in C-17 Logistics Support, IR Countermeasure Tech Deals for NATO

The State Department has given NATO the green light to buy equipment and logistics support for Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) C-17 aircraft and Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures system components under two foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $333.5 million combined. The NATO Support and Procurement Agency requested to purchase follow-on technical and maintenance …

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Former DoD Legal Chief Jennifer O’Connor Appointed Northrop Mission Systems Sector Counsel

Jennifer O’Connor, former general counsel at the Defense Department, has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as vice president, associate general counsel and sector counsel for the company’s mission systems sector. Northrop said Friday she will succeed the retiring James Stephenson and report to Sheila Cheston, corporate vice president and general counsel. In her …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Border Protection Infrastructure & The New Space-Race

Weekly Roundup April 24 – April 28 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson For months, we’ve all been reading about the proposed wall along our nation’s southern borders, headlines describing the billions of dollars that will be needed to fund such …

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Navy Exercises $100M Option on Northrop’s Large Aircraft IR Countermeasures Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a $99.5 million contract option from the U.S. Navy to support the integration of large aircraft infrared countermeasure systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Northrop will provide hardware such as weapon replaceable assemblies, support equipment, signal processors, 302 advanced threat warning sensors and 41 control indicator units …

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Northrop Grumman’s New North Dakota Facility to Support UAS Research, Training

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 25, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has opened a new autonomous systems research facility at the Grand Sky unmanned aircraft systems business and aviation park in North Dakota in a move to increase support for the Grand Forks Air Force Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said …

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