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September 11 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Up as Fed Anticipation Grows

The GovCon Index held onto gains incurred in the early afternoon part of Friday’s trading session to close at a gain of 0.434 points to 72.702. Friday was a light-volume day for U.S. markets as all three major indices recorded modest gains and investors continued to anticipate the Federal Reserve‘s meeting Wednesday and Thursday, …

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8 Win DHS Mobile Security R&D Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 11, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the Department of Homeland Security awarding research contracts worth $10.4 million in total to help improve mobile devices in the federal workplace. HRL Laboratories, Kryptowire, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and the United Technologies Research Center will work on the R&D project …

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Northrop Team to Bid for Australian Military Satcom Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 1, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has announced a joint bid team with ViaSat and Optus for Australia’s military satellite communications program, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Northrop said it will offer a network management system compatible to the Wideband Global SATCOM system put to use by …

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Northrop Unit to Integrate Components of Navy’s EOD Robot Increment 1

A Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) business unit will provide procurement and integration support to the U.S. Navy under a $14.1 million contract for the Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic System dismounted operations variant. The Defense Department said Monday Northrop Grumman Systems will procure and integrate AEODRS Increment 1 components such as the communications link,  handheld …

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Army Selects Northrop for Common Infrared Countermeasure Program Support

The U.S. Army has selected Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to continue its engineering and manufacturing work for the Common Infrared Countermeasure program under a $35.37 million firm-fixed-price hybrid contract. Northrop will perform work in Illinois through Oct. 28, 2017, the Defense Department said Friday CIRCM is an infrared laser-based countermeasure system that works to protect …

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Air Force Receives 150th KC-10 Refueling Aircraft from Northrop Depot

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 28, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has delivered the U.S. Air Force’s latest KC-10 Extender aerial refueling tanker aircraft from one of its maintenance depots, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Northrop said the aircraft is the 150th to complete depot-level maintenance checks under its current contract. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive …

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State Dept OKs Britain’s $3B Apache Helicopter Reburbishment Request

The State Department has approved the U.K’s request to purchase $3 billion in AH-64E Apache Guardian helicopters and associated parts, equipment and logistics services from the U.S. government through a foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the prime contractors for the deal are Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), General Electric (NYSE: …

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Navy Continues Endurance Flight Tests on Northrop MQ-8C Unmanned Helicopter

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 26, 2015 — The U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) continue to perform capability-based testing on the MQ-8C Fire Scout, ahead of operational evaluation later in the year, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Northrop said the unmanned helicopter’s latest endurance flight lasted 11 hours out to a …

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Skip Magness Named Northrop Cyber Division Operations VP; Shawn Purvis Comments

Skip Magness, formerly network defense and intelligence operations director for Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) cyber division, has been named operations vice president for the company’s cyber division within the information systems sector. He will report to cyber division VP and general manager Shawn Purvis and be responsible for coordinating and …

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USNI News: Lockheed to Secure Combat Mgmt System Contract for Navy’s Future Frigates

The Naval Sea Systems Command has announced plans to award a contract to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to provide a common combat management platform for future frigates, USNI News reported Wednesday. Megan Eckstein writes the service branch’s intention to award the sole-source contract to Lockheed comes after its decision to …

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