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Northrop Moves Global Hawk Flight Test With UTC-Built Sensor to Late January

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has rescheduled the flight test of its RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft with the United Technologies Corp.-built (NYSE: UTX) MS-177 multispectral imaging sensor to late January, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “The late December test flight was on schedule, but other scheduled test flights affected the …

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LLR Partners Buys Automation & Cyber Hunting Unit ‘BluVector’ From Northrop

Philadelphia-based private equity firm LLR Partners has purchased an automated threat detection and cyber hunting technology business unit from Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) for an undisclosed sum to grow a commercial market footprint for machine learning-based tools. LLR said Monday it has committed $50 million in financing to support both the transaction and efforts to …

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January 5 Market Close: The GovCon Index Closes Slightly Down In a Mixed Market

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved slightly lower Thursday on a mixed market closing with the Dow and S&P 500 down and NASDAQ up. The board markets closed down as retail stocks dropped on reports of disappointing holiday results. Huntington Ingalls lead the GovCon Index once again for the fourth consecutive day …

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Air Force Issues RFP for $16B T-X Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has released a request for proposals for a potential $16.3 billion program that seeks to build a new trainer jet designed to replace the T-38 aircraft and train pilots of F-22 and F-35 fighter jets, Air University reported Friday. The RFP for the Advanced Pilot Training program …

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Northrop, NLign Analytics Awarded for F-35 Production Technical Support by DoD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 29, 2016 — A teaming arrangement between Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and NLign Analytics has received the Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award from the Defense Department for the companies’ technical support for the F-35 program, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The award recognizes the team’s efforts to cut Material Review Board labor hours on the …

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Northrop to Provide System Software, Engineering Support to Navy Fire Scout Unmanned Helicopters

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 29, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a $17.1 million contract from the U.S. Navy for system software and engineering services in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned helicopter system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company will provide software design and system integration, qualification …

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Air Force Kicks Off JSTARS Aircraft Replacement Bid Process

The U.S. Air Force has launched a full and open competition on the development of a new Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System to support airborne battle management command-and-control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations of joint and coalition forces. A request for proposal document for the JSTARS Recapitalization program outlines  airframe, radar, communication technology and battle management …

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December 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Primes Lead Losses

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index tumbled Wednesday on notable declines by large defense and government services primes as U.S. stocks also fell with every major sector in negative territory to damper hopes of a Dow Jones Industrial Average close above 20, 000 before the year’s end. Two out of 30 GovCon Index stocks …

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December 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Remains Flat on Pre-Holiday Trading

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed unchanged. Financial markets were thinly traded and showed minor change in preparation for the upcoming Holiday. The GovCon Index ending the day at 88.541 up 0.001 points or 0.001 percent. Gainers outplaced decliners 19 to 11. Market Summary Index Value Net Change % Change GovCon Index …

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Defense Logistics Agency Picks 142 Companies for Potential $6B IT Services IDIQ

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded 142 companies positions on a potential eight-year, $6 billion contract to compete for a range of information technology task orders in support of DLA and other Defense Department agencies. DLA awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive procurement process and will obligate defense working capital …

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