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Shawn Purvis, President of Northrop Enterprise Services, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Business Tech, Process Support Leadership

Shawn Purvis Northrop Grumman

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that Shawn Purvis, corporate vice president and president of enterprise services at Northrop Grumman, has received her first Wash100 Award, the most coveted award in all of government contracting (GovCon), for her leadership in enabling large-scale technology infrastructure and transactional business services throughout the corporation.

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Northrop Logs Progress in B-21 Bomber Aircraft Development

B-21 Raider rendering U.S. Air Force

Northrop Grumman is producing two test models of the U.S. Air Force's B-21 Raider bomber two years after completing the aircraft's critical design review, with the first test article starting to take shape. The company said Monday it uses virtual testing environments, digital engineering approaches and advanced manufacturing technologies to produce the new bomber in Palmdale, California.

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NATO’s Alliance Ground Surveillance Force Gains Mission-Ready Status With Northrop-Built Global Hawk Drone

RQ-4D Northrop Grumman

NATO's Alliance Ground Surveillance force has achieved initial operating capability of a Northrop Grumman-made unmanned aircraft system designed to perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. Northrop said Thursday its RQ-4D Phoenix Global Hawk aircraft gained Supreme Allied Commander Europe's approval for the IOC, allowing NATO to use the aircraft year-round.

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Northrop’s SharkSat Payload Transmits Telemetry Data Back to Ground; Candace Givens Quoted

Candace Givens VP Northrop Grumman

The Northrop Grumman-built SharkSat payload collected and transmitted performance and telemetry data back to mission controllers while orbiting the Earth during a two-week demonstration aboard the company’s Cygnus spacecraft in January. “SharkSat’s success directly reflects the speed and agility that our team put forth to deliver mission success,” said Candace Givens, vice president of payload and ground systems division at Northrop.

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Veritas Capital Completes $3.4B Northrop Unit Buy; Peraton to Oversee IT, Services Business; Ramzi Musallam, Stu Shea Quoted

Ramzi Musallam CEO

Veritas Capital has completed its $3.4 billion acquisition of Northrop Grumman’s IT and mission support services business. Veritas announced the multi-billion dollar transaction in December 2020, stating that the transaction will enable Veritas to establish a technology-enabled services platform that can deliver support to a wide range of critical government missions through its combination with Peraton. “The completion of this transaction brings together two dynamic businesses with complementary, mission-critical solutions and capabilities, creating an industry-leading platform with a shared commitment to customer success,” said Ramzi Musallam, chief executive officer and managing partner of Veritas, and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Northrop Secures $3.6B USAF Contract for Aircraft Comm Node Support; Ben Davies Quoted

Ben Davies Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $3.6 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to continue Battlefield Airborne Communications Node operations, sustainment and support. “We are honored to work with the Air Force to continue to bring the critical gateway communications capabilities of the BACN program to U.S. warfighters operating around the world,” said Ben Davies, vice president and general manager of networked information solutions division at Northrop.

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