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Northrop Grumman Donates Nearly $3M to UMD Cybersecurity Program; Sandra Evers-Manly Comments

Northrop Grumman has donated $2.76 million to the University of Maryland as part of an effort to offer cybersecurity curriculum to junior and senior students. UMD will use the gift to expand cybersecurity instruction and program administration, learning environment, scholarships and campus facilities for the Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students …

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Northrop Grumman, Nat’l Science Teachers Association Unveil STEM Program for Teachers

Northrop Grumman and the National Science Teachers Association have launched a new education initiative intended to build up the teachers’ science, technology, engineering and math instruction skills. The Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy is designed to equip middle school science, engineering and technology teachers with an understanding of what skills …

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Northrop Grumman Orders Triton Aircraft Components from Mincham Aviation; Ian Irving Comments

Northrop Grumman has selected Australia-based Mincham Aviation to produce aircraft structure components for the U.S. Navy‘s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system under the Australian Defense Department’s Global Supply Chain program. Mincham is the second Australian supplier to receive the Triton components contract following Northrop’s deal with Ferra Engineering for the manufacture …

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Northrop Grumman to Update US Air Force’s Aircraft IR Countermeasure System; Carl Smith Comments

Northrop Grumman has received a $111 million contract modification to deliver additional hardware and support equipment for the U.S. Air Force’s aircraft infrared countermeasure system. The company will supply transmitters, missile warning sensors, processors, lasers and control interface units to the Air Force and international clients through April 2017, Northrop …

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Northrop Grumman Reflector Launched with NASA’s Soil Moisture Mapping Satellite; John Alvarez Comments

Northrop Grumman has incorporated a reflector system into NASA’s recently launched soil moisture mapping satellite in order to help the spacecraft collect data upon deployment. The AstroMesh-Lite reflector, developed by Northrop’s Astro Aerospace company, is designed for high frequency communications and radar applications, Northrop Grumman said Tuesday. “Ultra-lightweight technology is …

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Northrop Grumman Considers New Aircraft Production Area at Palmdale Site; Tom Vice Comments

Northrop Grumman is looking to convert an unused space at the Palmdale, California-based F-35 facility into a production area for a new aircraft, Defense News reported Thursday. Aaron Mehta writes the government-owned, contractor-operated Air Force Plant 42 site has a one-million-square-foot vacant area. Tom Vice, Northrop’s president of aerospace systems, told …

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Wes Bush: Northrop Grumman’s Unmanned Systems Meet Intl Requirements

Northrop Grumman CEO Wes Bush is confident the company’s unmanned systems offerings fulfill various requirements of its customers worldwide, Flight Global reported Friday. Bush told an earnings call Wednesday that Northrop Grumman is seeing increasing demand from U.S. allies worldwide for its X-47B unmanned carrier air system-demonstrator program, Beth Stevenson …

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