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USAF Picks Northrop, Aurora Flight Sciences for $499M Aerospace Vehicle R&D IDIQ

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Aurora Flight Sciences have won positions on a potential eight-year, $499 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to research, develop and demonstrate aerospace vehicle systems designed to deliver weapons, cargo and other payloads to warfighters. The Air Force Research Laboratory received six proposals for …

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Northrop Grumman Subsidiary Performs Initial Review of Inmarsat-6 Satellite Reflector Design

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 11, 2017 — A subsidiary of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has completed the preliminary design review of the AstroMesh reflectors for two Airbus-built communications satellites that will be part of the Inmarsat-6 constellation, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Northrop said Wednesday Astro Aerospace conducted the review to check the reflectors’ …

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August 9th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up While Major Indices Close Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up 0.144 percent to 100.857. Advancers and decliners split even on the day. The major indices responded to heightened tensions between the U.S. and North Korea and closed slightly down for the day. The S&P500 off 0.04 percent while DJIA moved downward by 0.17 percent, and …

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Northrop Grumman Integrates NASA Webb Telescope’s Sunshield Layers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 9, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has completed the integration of the sunshield flight layers that will work to protect the components of NASA‘s James Webb Space Telescope, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the sunshield is made of Kapton and consists of five layers that serve to …

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Boeing Wins $409M IDIQ Spot Under AF Thermal, Power, Controls Research Program

The U.S. Air Force has selected Boeing (NYSE: BA) as the latest awardee under a potential $409 million contract to help the military branch  develop thermal, power and controls systems for air platforms. The Defense Department said Thursday Boeing will participate in the Next Generation Thermal, Power, and Controls program that covers applied research …

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August 2nd Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up slightly to 99.401, positive 0.008 percent. KBR topped the GCI posting strong Q2 earnings which resulted in a 8.29 percent gain on the day. Advancers and decliners were evening split. The major indices closed mixed. The S&P500 up 0.05 percent to 2,477.57, while the DJIA …

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August 1st Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up today at 99.395, positive 0.524 percent. Advancers outpaced decliners 3 to 1. The major indices all closed up today. The S&P500 up 0.24 percent, while the DJIA closed at a new high of 21,963.92, and the NASDAQ Composite was up on the day 0.23 percent. …

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Northrop to Produce Counter-IED Systems for Navy Under Potential $505M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential five-year, $505.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to start full-rate production of systems designed to protect warfighters, vehicles and structures from radio-controlled improvised explosive threats. The Defense Department said Monday Northrop will manufacture the systems under the Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device …

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Northrop Grumman: F-16 Radar Update in EMD Phase With Further Market Opportunities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 31, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has moved forward to the engineering, manufacturing and development phase of its work to update the F-16 aircraft’s active electronically scanned array radar for the Air National Guard, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The National Interest reported Wednesday that Northrop CEO Wes Bush, …

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Honeywell Added to $409M USAF Contract for Thermal, Power & Controls R&D Services

Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) has joined the list of awardees on a potential $409 million contract to research and develop thermal, power and controls technologies for future U.S. Air Force platforms and engines. The Defense Department said Friday Honeywell will perform work under the Next Generation Thermal, Power, and Controls program — a multi-government agency and industry …

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