List/Grid Tag Archives: Northrop Grumman

Lockheed, Northrop Back DoD’s New Cyber Strategy; Tim Reardon, Kathy Warden Comment

Lockheed, Northrop Back DoD’s New Cyber Strategy; Tim Reardon, Kathy Warden Comment

Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman have expressed support for a new cyber strategy announced by Defense Department Secretary Ashton Carter at Stanford University. Tim Reardon, vice president and general manager… Read more »

Northrop to Produce IMUs for Raytheon Targeting Systems; Bob Mehltretter Comments

Northrop to Produce IMUs for Raytheon Targeting Systems; Bob Mehltretter Comments

Northrop Grumman has agreed to manufacture inertial measurement units for integration into Raytheon-built optical targeting systems under an agreement that will run through 2018. Raytheon’s space and airborne systems unit… Read more »

Northrop, US Navy Demo X-47B System in First Autonomous Aerial Refueling; Pablo Gonzalez Comments

Northrop, US Navy Demo X-47B System in First Autonomous Aerial Refueling; Pablo Gonzalez Comments

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy have completed an autonomous aerial refueling test on the Northrop-built X-47B unmanned combat air system aircraft. The X-47B system received more than 4,000 pounds… Read more »

Research and Markets Sets 31% CAGR for Unmanned Ground Vehicle Market

Research and Markets Sets 31% CAGR for Unmanned Ground Vehicle Market

A Research and Markets report has forecast the worldwide market for unmanned ground vehicles will enjoy a 31.34 percent growth year-over-year from 2014 to 2019. The research firm said Monday… Read more »

Northrop Sponsors Space Solar Power Research at Caltech; Joseph Ensor Comments

Northrop Sponsors Space Solar Power Research at Caltech; Joseph Ensor Comments

Northrop Grumman has agreed to invest $17.5 million into a three-year space solar power research program the company initiated with California Institute of Technology. The initiative is meant to produce technologies applicable… Read more »

Northrop Demos Waveform Space Processor; Tim Frei Comments

Northrop Demos Waveform Space Processor; Tim Frei Comments

Northrop Grumman has completed tests for a protected tactical waveform space processor intended to help improve battlefield communications for soldiers. The processor established communication through the U.S. Air Force’s tactical waveform… Read more »

Northrop Leases Space at North Dakota Aviation Tech Complex

Northrop Leases Space at North Dakota Aviation Tech Complex

Northrop Grumman has entered into a lease agreement with Grand Sky Development Corp. to build office and hangar facilities at an aviation business complex being developed in Grand Forks, North… Read more »

Northrop Completes Deployable Tower Assembly for NASA’s Webb Telescope

Northrop Completes Deployable Tower Assembly for NASA’s Webb Telescope

Northrop Grumman has completed ambient and thermal vacuum testing and delivery of the James Webb Space Telescope‘s deployable tower assembly to NASA for the space observatory’s final assembly at Northrop’s Space Park… Read more »

Amy Caro: Northrop, UM Baltimore County Research Partnership Expands to Health Data

Amy Caro: Northrop, UM Baltimore County Research Partnership Expands to Health Data

Northrop Grumman‘s partnership with the University of Maryland-Baltimore County under the UMBC Center for Hybrid Multicore Productivity Research consortium will expand from cybersecurity research to health data analytics. The company said Tuesday… Read more »

Frank Kendall: DoD Wants Modular Design for Future Air Force Bombers

Frank Kendall: DoD Wants Modular Design for Future Air Force Bombers

The Defense Department has required a modular approach for the design of the U.S. Air Force‘s Long-Range Strike Bombers to allow future incremental modifications on the aircraft’s systems, Defense One… Read more »

Northrop, Qtec Partner for MDA’s Mentor-Protege Program; Dan Verwiel, Kathryn Broad Comment

Northrop, Qtec Partner for MDA’s Mentor-Protege Program; Dan Verwiel, Kathryn Broad Comment

Northrop Grumman and professional services firm Qtec have joined a U.S. Missile Defense Agency mentor-protege program that is meant to encourage small businesses to participate more in federal subcontracts. Northrop… Read more »

AIT to Build Production Tools for Northrop’s E-2D Hawkeye Program

AIT to Build Production Tools for Northrop’s E-2D Hawkeye Program

Northrop Grumman has awarded Advanced Integration Technology a contract to produce turnkey systems and tools for the production of E-2D Advanced Hawkeye planes. AIT said Tuesday it will also help… Read more »

Northrop to Develop, Maintain Software for US Army’s Counter-Rocket System

Northrop to Develop, Maintain Software for US Army’s Counter-Rocket System

Northrop Grumman Systems has received a $38,712,496 contract to develop and maintain software for the U.S. Army’s counter-rocket artillery mortar command and control system. The company will also provide training support… Read more »

Maj. Gen. Dwyer Dennis: USAF Could Seek Trainer Contract Bids Later This Year

Maj. Gen. Dwyer Dennis: USAF Could Seek Trainer Contract Bids Later This Year

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Dwyer Dennis has said a budget-related postponement of the T-X trainer replacement initiative allowed the military service to rethink the program’s acquisition and requirements process,… Read more »

Report: Defense Industrial Base Concerns Emerge Ahead of Bomber Contract Award

Report: Defense Industrial Base Concerns Emerge Ahead of Bomber Contract Award

The Defense Department is examining industrial base concerns ahead of its choice between Northrop Grumman and a Boeing–Lockheed Martin team for the Long Range Strike Bomber contract, Breaking Defense reported Thursday. Colin Clark writes that Richard… Read more »

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