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Northrop Global Hawk Wins USAF Sustainment Award for 2015

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 5, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — GovCon Executive reported Monday on Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) winning this year’s Dr. James G. Roche Sustainment Award for the RQ-4 Global Hawk platform’s maintenance and logistics readiness programs. It is the unmanned aircraft system’s third time to receive the U.S. Air …

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Boeing’s Insitu Subsidiary to Provide Navy With Blackjack Drones

Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary Insitu will supply the U.S. Navy with three RQ-21A Blackjack drones, ground control stations, and associated equipment and services under a $41.1 million low-rate initial production contract. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract also includes initial spares, launch and recovery equipment, and program management and system engineering services. Insitu will perform …

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Northrop Gets $241M Modification on USAF Global Hawk Sensors Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $240.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to deliver three Block 30M RQ-4B Global Hawk aircraft fitted with the company’s Enhanced Integrated Sensor Suite and Airborne Signals Intelligence Payload. The award also covers two extra retrofit kits for the ASIP sensors and brings the …

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Brazil to Acquire Elbit Systems Drone for World Cup Surveillance; Elad Aharonson Comments

Elbit Systems (NASDAQ: ESLT) will provide an Hermes 900 unmanned aircraft system to Brazil’s air force for joint safety and security missions with the service’s existing Hermes 450 fleet during this summer’s World Cup. The company said Wednesday its AEL Sistemas subsidiary in Brazil will also provide technical, engineering, logistics and maintenance services for the …

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Northrop to Develop Unmanned Counter-IED Aerial System

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) air combat systems business area a $26, 178, 369 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification for Sand Dragon B. Northrop will develop and deploy an unmanned aerial system with counter-IED capabilities. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif.  The Air Force Research …

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