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Northrop Deploys Second Service Extension Vehicle for Intelsat Satellite

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Northrop Grumman and its SpaceLogistics subsidiary have docked a satellite servicing vehicle to an Intelsat-built commercial communications satellite operating in geostationary orbit as part of a five-year life-extension contract between the companies. Northrop said Monday the Mission Extension Vehicle-2 will provide the IS-10-02 with robotics-based services to extend the satellite's life while in space.

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Northrop, Air Force Conclude Ground Based Strategic Deterrent Integrated Baseline Review

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Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Air Force completed the integrated baseline review for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinental ballistic missile program under an engineering and manufacturing development contract awarded in September. The review involves the establishment of schedule and cost baseline, risk identification and development of mitigation plans within the first 180 days of contract award.

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Northrop Demos Operational Flexibility of Firebird Optionally-Manned Autonomous Aircraft

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Northrop Grumman demonstrated almost 9,000 miles of flight to showcase the operational flexibility of an optionally-manned autonomous aircraft designed for medium-altitude, long-endurance missions. Northrop said Tuesday the Firebird aircraft flew over and stopped by Dayton, Ohio; Washington DC; Patuxent River, Maryland; and Tampa, Miami and Key West, Florida, demonstrating both manned and unmanned flight, as well as the transition in between.

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Mary Petryszyn, CVP & President of Northrop Grumman’s Defense Systems, Receives 2021 Wash100 Award for Technology Development and Defense Support

Mary Petryszyn Northrop Grumman Defense System

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Mary Petryszyn, corporate vice president of Defense Systems with Northrop Grumman, as a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient for her efforts to drive modernization and support new technology offerings for the defense, security and military sectors. This marks Petryszyn first Wash100 Award. Executive Mosaic congratulates Mary Petryszyn and Northrop Grumman on her first Wash100 Award.

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Northrop to Build MQ-4C Triton UAV Under $99M Navy Contract Modification

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Northrop Grumman has received a $99 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for additional low-rate initial production of a lot 5 MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system. The action expands the scope of the previously awarded, fixed-priced incentive contract and the military service will obligate the full value of the modification from fiscal years 2019 through 2021 funds, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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Northrop Maintains Army’s Air & Missile Defense Hardware for Future Test

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Northrop Grumman has concluded an effort to refresh and refurbish the hardware of a missile defense system for the U.S. Army in preparation for its initial operational test and evaluation. The company said Tuesday it performed this work for major end items of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System or IBCS, including integrated fire control network relays, integrated collaborative environments and engagement operations centers.

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Navy Plans Aircraft Mission Tech Contract Award to Northrop for Manned-Unmanned Teaming Demo

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Naval Air Systems Command has indicated its intent to award Northrop Grumman a sole-source contract to develop mission computer and display software for the U.S. Navy's E-2D tactical airborne early warning and control aircraft. The proposed cost-plus-fixed-fee contract will include software design, development, test and evaluation services to support the branch's initiative to demonstrate teaming between manned and unmanned platforms, according to a notice posted on SAM. gov.

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Army OKs Northrop’s Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure System for Full-Rate Production

Common IR Countermeasure System

Northrop Grumman has achieved certification from the U.S. Army that declares the company's Common Infrared Countermeasure technology as operationally suitable and clears the system for full-rate production. Northrop said Monday that the go-ahead for CIRCM's full production comes after six months of initial operational test and evaluation work involving simulated scenarios for threat detection and termination.

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Northrop BuildIing “˜Sky Viper' Chain Gun for Army's Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft

Northrop Sky Viper cannon

Northrop Grumman is working on a new 20mm cannon, called the Sky Viper, for the U.S. Army's Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft, Military .com reported Thursday. Quinn Canole, director of the guns operating unit at Northrop, said the company is building the cannon, which completed the service's initial design reviews, under a rapid prototyping agreement with the Army Development Command Armament Center.

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

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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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