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Boeing, Northrop Draft Requirements for Next Phase of ICBM Replacement Program

Boeing and Northrop Grumman have started setting the requirements for the next phase of a program that aims to replace the U.S. Air Force’s aging Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile, National Defense Magazine reported Friday. Patricia Dare, team lead for strategic deterrence systems at Boeing, said the firm will provide the Air …

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Northrop Provides Live, Virtual & Constructive Training Support to Misawa AFB Pilots

Northrop Grumman has provided its live, virtual and constructive training systems and services for U.S. Air Force pilots from Misawa AF Base in Japan during four live RED FLAG-Alaska military exercises that took place in August and October. The company said Tuesday its LVC Experimentation, Integration and Operations Suite helped the military …

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Northrop’s Charlie Precourt: Contractors Should Consider ‘Affordability’ for SLS Rocket Program

Charlie Precourt, vice president and general manager of propulsion at Northrop Grumman, has said contractors need to consider affordability, survivability and sustainability as they work on NASA’s Space Launch System rocket program, Ars Technica reported Monday. “We’ve got to make sure we’ve got our mindset on affordability, and I don’t …

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Northrop Wins Contract to Build, Sustain ‘Unified Platform’ for US Military Cyber Ops

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a potential three-year, $54.6M contract to continue development work on a joint cybersecurity system for military services. Northrop will also integrate, field and sustain the Unified Platform as its systems coordinator, the Defense Department said Friday. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center received six …

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Northrop Receives Aviation Week Program Excellence Award for Virtual Mission Planning Software

Northrop Grumman has won the Aviation Week Program Excellence Award under the supplier aftermarket category for its software program designed to support the U.S. Air Force’s contingency and crisis action planning operations. The company said Thursday over 300 program management representatives from the public and private sectors selected the Global …

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Northrop Explores New Platforms for Black Hawk Helicopter Avionics System

Northrop Grumman is looking at other possible applications of an avionics system used on the U.S. Army’s UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter, Rotary & Wing International reported Tuesday. The company designed its Integrated Avionics Suite with an open architecture intended to support future system adjustments without having to involve the original equipment manufacturer. …

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Northrop Demos New Missile Warhead Tech; Pat Nolan Quoted

Northrop Grumman has showcased a missile warhead technology designed to help military customers counter targets such as ground vehicles and aircraft platforms. The company said Thursday its new warhead uses an updated Lethality Enhanced Ordnance fragmentation mechanism and a penetration capability while minimizing risk of collateral damage. Pat Nolan, vice president and …

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Northrop-Led Cyber Team Secures Winning Spot in Rapid Prototyping Challenge; Ginger Wierzbanowski Quoted

A Northrop Grumman-led team of cybersecurity specialists has won a rapid prototyping event that focused on identifying potentially malicious binaries in a simulated U.S. Cyber Command battlefield. Northrop said Thursday its team developed a malware detection and attribution prototype to send malware signatures back to an offensive team that modified …

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