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Northrop’s Rolling Meadows Repair Station Receives FAA Award for Aviation Maintenance Training

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 9, 2018 — The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) repair station in Rolling Meadows, Ill., an Aviation Maintenance Technician Diamond Award of Excellence in recognition of the maintenance training and safety operations at the station, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said …

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Northrop Wins Air Force Electronic Warfare Sensing R&D Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 5, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will research and develop a precise reference sensing system for the U.S. Air Force’s collaborative electronic warfare program under a potential $23.6 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday Northrop will perform positioning, navigation and timing …

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Northrop Vet Mike Edwards Named DigitalGlobe VP, Senior Adviser for Defense Programs

Mike Edwards, formerly corporate director of space, intelligence and cyber at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR)  DigitalGlobe business as vice president and senior adviser for defense programs. DigitalGlobe said Thursday Edwards will report to President Dan Jablonsky andlead the satellite operator’s work with the Defense Department and partnerships with aerospace and defense …

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Bryan Caccavale Named Huntington Ingalls Division VP for Strategic Sourcing

Bryan Caccavale, formerly director of strategic sourcing at Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division, has been appointed vice president of strategic sourcing in the same division. He will report to Newport News President Jennifer Boykin and succeed John Temple, who is due to retire early next year after …

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Rolls-Royce Gets $420M USAF IDIQ for Aircraft Engine Sustainment Services

Rolls-Royce has received a potential six-year, $420 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to sustain F137 military aircraft engines. The company will maintain, repair and overhaul the engine technology as well as sustaining engineering and program management support, the Defense Department said Tuesday. F137 currently powers USAF’s RQ-4 Global Hawk and the U.S. Navy‘s MQ-4C Triton …

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Northrop Begins Full-Rate Production of F-35 Center Fuselage

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has moved to the full-rate production of the center fuselage of the F-35 fighter aircraft built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Northrop said Friday it will manufacture the fuselage at a rate of one per day …

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Northrop Secures $97M Option on Navy Counter IED Tech Supply Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $96.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to produce systems designed to protect troops, vehicles and structures against radio-controlled improvised explosive devices. The Defense Department said Friday the service branch exercised an option for full-rate production of the Block One Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare …

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Northrop Adds Operational Area for Manned Aircraft Production at Mississippi Plant

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 27, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has expanded its aerospace manufacturing facility in Moss Point, Miss., with a new operational area to house work on manned aircraft in addition to the autonomous systems production the site originally hosted, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the …

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Northrop Grumman Powers NASA Webb Telescope’s Main Components Under Integration & Test Phase

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has switched on two main systems of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope in support of the test and integration phase of the program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its engineers used external power tools to generate compatible …

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BGOV: Air Force to Issue $6B Pilot ‘Adversary’ Trainer Solicitation in July

The U.S. Air Force will launch final solicitations on July 27 for a potential 10-year, $6 billion contract vehicle to procure “adversary” aircraft intended for live training exercises, Bloomberg Government reported Monday. BGOV noted the service branch plans to accept bids through Aug. 28 after it releases a request for …

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