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Executive Spotlight: Tom Afferton, VP of Defense and Intelligence Business Unit with Northrop Grumman Defense Systems

Tom Afferton, VP of Defense and Intelligence Business Unit with Northrop Grumman Defense Systems

Tom Afferton, vice president of Defense and Intelligence Business Unit with Northrop Grumman Defense Systems, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding information technology (IT) modernization, cybersecurity and evolving threats. He also addressed how the company has helped customers adapt to remote working and how it’s shifted the technology and cultural landscape. …

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Northrop Grumman Selects Bechtel to Support GBSD Under $13.3B Contract

Barbara Rusinko President Bechtel

Bechtel National, the U.S. government contracting subsidiary of Bechtel, has been selected by Northrop Grumman to help deliver the U.S. Ground Based Strategic Deterrent System (GBSD) of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and develop infrastructure for the U.S. Air Force, Bechtel reported on Thursday. In support of Northrop Grumman’s 8.5-year, $13.3 billion contract, Bechtel will provide launch infrastructure design and construction.

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Ginkgo Bioworks to Support Federal Biosecurity Via Spot on $8B DoD Contract; Partners With Northrop Grumman

Ginkgo Bioworks has secured a position on a potential 10-year Defense Department omnibus contract worth up to $8.3 billion for chemical and biosecurity projects. The company said Wednesday it will develop and deploy biosecurity tools as the only synthetic biology firm on the Joint Enterprise Research, Development, Acquisition and Production/Procurement …

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Northrop Grumman Expands Illinois Presence; Mary Petryszyn Comments

Northrop Grumman has opened a new 42,000-square-foot office in Arlington Heights, Ill., which will supplement its existing 46-acre facility in Rolling Meadows, Daily Herald reported Monday. The expansion will help the company enhance services for customers in the area of national security, Mary Petryszyn, vice president and general manager of Northrop Grumman’s …

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Northrop Grumman Gets $153M Navy-FMS Modification for Japan E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

Northrop Grumman Systems‘ military aircraft business has received a $153.2 million U.S. Navy-issued foreign military sales contract modification for one E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft to be delivered to Japan. The service branch obligates the entire modification amount upon awarding, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The company will perform work at locations in Florida, New York, Indiana, …

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Northrop Grumman Gets USAF Reimbursement Modification for Satellite Sustainment

Northrop Grumman has received a $7.1 million U.S. Air Force contract modification for reimbursements concerning satellite sensor sustainment services. The increase stems from an exercised option tasking the company to sustain sensors of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program on-orbit constellation and raises the contract’s value to $14.1 million, the Defense Department said Wednesday. USAF obligates entire …

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Northrop Grumman Receives Nunn-Perry Award for Mentor-Protégé Program Participation With QTEC

The Defense Department has given a team from Northrop Grumman the Nunn-Perry award for supporting QTEC Aerospace with its business operations for three years under the Missile Defense Agency’s Mentor-Protégé Program. Northrop Grumman said Monday QTEC saw its business and workforce expand during the effort. The Va.-based firm also worked …

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Navy Taps Northrop Grumman to Support E-2D Trainer Development for Japan

Northrop Grumman has received a $13.8 million contract to deliver programmatic and engineering services for the Japanese government’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye weapon system trainer. Services will be done to support the development, integration and verification of the early warning aircraft trainer under a foreign military sales effort with Japan, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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Northrop Grumman Lands Potential $75M Air Force IDIQ to Support Saudi Arabia’s Simulator Tech

Northrop Grumman‘s Amherst Systems business has received a potential $75 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide support services for Saudi Arabia’s Joint Threat Emitter platform. The Defense Department said Wednesday the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center obligated $14,875,128 from foreign military sales funds at the …

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