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  • 24 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered the first B-1 bomber radar prime mission equipment kit under a series of U.S. Air Force contracts worth a combined total of $161 million for the B-1’s Radar Reliability and Maintainability Program (RMIP). One radar kit has since been installed on a B-1 aircraft based at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has completed core capability development of the Nationwide Automatic Identification System (AIS) and delivered it to the U.S. Coast Guard to begin formal government testing prior to deployment. Nationwide AIS will provide a more comprehensive view of vessels bound for and navigating within U.S. ports and waterways to improve efficiency, safety and security. […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has established a new training facility for Fire Scout unmanned helicopter operators that offers improved flight simulators, hands-on aircraft maintenance and classroom instruction. Opened July 10 at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., the Fire Scout Training Center will meet increasing demands for trained operators as the system is used more during deployments. […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation  has been selected to supply the Platform Management System (PMS) for the Royal Navy’s fifth Astute-class submarine, Anson. Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit will supply the PMS for Astute Boat 5 under a performance partnering arrangement (PPA) with BAE Systems Maritime-Submarine. BAE Systems will install the PMS equipment, which controls and […]

  • 15 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The unmanned aircraft community received its first glimpse of the U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) during an unveiling ceremony June 14 at Northrop Grumman’s Palmdale, Calif., manufacturing plant. “Last year, we proudly celebrated the centennial of naval aviation–this year we have seen the rollout of a new patrol […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      The U.S. Navy has selected Northrop Grumman to produce the next-generation Fire Scout unmanned helicopter using the Bell 407 airframe. The new variant provides greater range, endurance and payload capacity to ship commander’s intelligence-gathering efforts. According to a U.S. Department of Defense news release on contract awards released April 23, the company will produce […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation will participate in the inaugural Global Aerospace Summit, being held April 16-18 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The event, presented by Mubadala Aerospace, provides a forum for thought leaders from government, academia and the aerospace industry to share their perspectives and growth strategies for the future while promoting partnerships aimed at […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation announced today that it has appointed Robert A. Carr, U.S. Army Brig. Gen. (retired), corporate lead executive (CLE) for company business in Fort Meade and Aberdeen, Md. Carr reports to Jack Dorsett, vice president of cybersecurity and command, control, computers and communications (C4), Corporate Government Relations. “I am very pleased to welcome […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected to provide cybersecurity professional, technical and analytical support to a variety of U.S. Navy Information Operations organizations. The five-year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract was awarded by the NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk to eight companies and is valued at $16.3 million for Northrop Grumman. The contract vehicle […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Industry news

    Corporation has been awarded a $96 million follow-on contract as one of five major defense contractors on the Missile Defense National Team to continue development, operations and sustainment work. The Missile Defense National Team, led by Lockheed Martin, is responsible for the Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC) program for the Missile Defense Agency. […]

  • 20 March 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $334 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure (LAIRCM) systems and support. Critical to the safe return of troops abroad, the LAIRCM system functions by automatically detecting a missile launch, determining if it is a threat and activating a high-intensity laser-based […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      The U.S. Air Force has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation for the Air and Space Operations Center (AOC) Weapon System (WS) modernization program with an initial award of $120 million. The contract has a potential value of $504 million over eight years, if all options are exercised. AOC WS is the command and control center […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Two new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) laboratories have been opened at the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women (BLSYW), thanks to a grant and in-kind support from Northrop Grumman Corporation. A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on March 12 at the BLSYW campus on W. Franklin St. downtown. Ted Imes, director of community relations […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Authorities

    Norwegian State Secretary for the Ministry of Defence Roger Ingebrigsten met with Northrop Grumman Corporation executives Feb. 29 in Palmdale, Calif., where Northrop Grumman produces the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter center fuselage. As part of his visit to the United States for an update on the F-35 program, Ingebrigsten was accompanied by members of the […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has appointed Eckehardt Keip as managing director of Northrop Grumman Holding GmbH, which includes operating entities Northrop Grumman L.E.F. GmbH and Northrop Grumman LITEF GmbH. Keip has been managing director of Northrop Grumman LITEF in Freiburg for nearly eight years and in his new, expanded role, he will be responsible for leading […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Equipment & technology

      The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation $37 million for the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) production and limited deployment phase. The contract includes options that would raise the cumulative value of the contract to $638 million, if all options are exercised. CANES will consolidate and modernize shipboard network systems to […]

  • 27 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Northrop Grumman Corporation is participating in the Pacific 2012 International Maritime Conference in Sydney, Australia, where it will highlight its maritime security capabilities and programmes, including marine navigation and ship control technology, and unmanned aircraft systems for maritime and coastal surveillance. The Pacific 2012 show is the commercial maritime and naval defence showcase for the […]

  • 10 January 2012

    Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. has received a modification to a previously awarded contract for Aegis engineering and technical services. The value of this contract is $7,563,624. This purchase will supply engineering, technical, computer programming, materials management, and specified logistics services necessary to support Aegis Combat System, major weapon system programs, test and evaluation and post […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Global Hawk production team has been recognized by Aviation Weekas a best practice in the area of Supply Chain/Value Chain Integration. The best practice recognition is designed to call attention to valuable information intended to share knowledge across the aerospace and defense industry. The Global Hawk program will be recognized at the […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Northrop Grumman Corporation has signed a full production contract for the Navigation Lights Shapes and Sounds (NLSS) signaling system for the Royal Navy’s next-generation Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers. The contract was awarded to Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit by the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, an industrial alliance between the UK Ministry of Defence, […]

  • 10 October 2011
    Industry news

      A new fiber-optic inertial navigation system/global positioning system (INS/GPS) developed by Northrop Grumman Corporation​’s navigation systems subsidiary, Northrop Grumman LITEF GmbH, has been selected by Cessna Aircraft Company​ for the new Citation Ten business jet. An improved version of the company’s successful LCR-100 product, the LCR-100N provides navigation information regarding the aircraft’s position, heading […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Industry news

      System upgrades provided by Northrop Grumman Corporation​ into the ANZAC Class frigate HMAS Perth helped optimize the performance of the ship’s Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) system during recent sea trials conducted by the Royal Australian Navy​. Northrop Grumman supplied equipment containing a military-grade Global Positioning System (GPS) that was integrated into the Navigation Data […]

  • 4 October 2011

      Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded $11,840,374 for ceiling priced delivery order #0001 under a previously awarded contract (N00383-12-G-034G) for repairable support for components of the EA-18G aircraft. Work will be performed in Philadelphia, Pa. (84 percent); Baltimore, Md. (8 percent); Bethpage, N.Y. (3 percent); Whidbey Island, Wash. (2 percent); Fort […]

  • 17 August 2011

      Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $47,587,946 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00019-03-C-0057) for maintenance and repair of the supply assets for E-2D unique components and/or systems in support of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye System Development and Demonstration Program. Work will be performed in Bethpage, N.Y. (63 percent); […]

  • 25 July 2011
    Industry news

      Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $760,783,000 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0044) for the manufacture and delivery of five low rate initial production (LRIP), lot three, E-2D Advanced Hawkeye (AHE) aircraft, including associated non-recurring support.  In addition, this modification provides for long lead materials and related support […]

  • 27 May 2011
    Industry news

    CANES, the U.S. Navy’s Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services program, continued to successfully achieve key milestones as Northrop Grumman Corporation, one of two contractors working on the CANES system design, completed its Critical Design Review (CDR) May 13. CANES will streamline and update shipboard, submarine and shore-based command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) […]