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Northrop E-2D Aircraft Reaches Aerial Refueling Milestone

A Northrop Grumman-built E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft equipped with an aerial refueling system completed its first in-flight fuel transfer mission in July alongside a U.S. Navy KC-130 Hercules tanker. Northrop said Tuesday pilots conducted 10 dry plugs and two wet plugs throughout the four-hour flight transferring approximately 1,700 pounds of fuel …

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NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System to Carry Northrop-Made CERES Flight Model 6 Instrument

NASA has announced that a solar energy-measuring instrument from Northrop Grumman will launch aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Joint Polar Satellite System-1 in November. JPSS-1 is scheduled to lift off Nov. 10 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 4:47 a.m. Eastern time and will carry the Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System Flight …

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Dong Ha Appointed CEO of Northrop’s South Korean Arm

Dong Ha, a retired U.S. Army colonel and 27-year military veteran, has been appointed CEO of Northrop Grumman‘s South Korean subsidiary. Northrop said Thursday Ha will oversee the company’s operations in South Korea as well as support current programs and in-country expansion initiatives. “Dong brings a deep understanding of South Korea’s global …

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Northrop Receives Additional Navy Funds for EA-18G Tactical Jamming Receiver Upgrades

Northrop Grumman‘s systems business has secured an additional $20 million in contract funds from the U.S. Navy to update tactical jamming receivers designed to support airborne signals intelligence collection. The Defense Department said Friday the modification falls under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and covers upgrades to AN/ALQ-218(V) 2 radar warning receivers for the …

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Northrop Secures Army ‘Spider’ Munition Controller Production Funds

Northrop Grumman has received a $13.4 million contract modification to fund the low-rate initial production of remote control units for the U.S. Army‘s Spider Increment IA  networked munition system. The Defense Department said Thursday Northrop’s systems business unit will perform work through Feb. 13, 2019, in Alabama and Florida. Spider Increment 1A will offer Army warfighters an …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Ginger Wierzbanowski, VP of Intelligence Solutions at Northrop Grumman

“While the battle space is constantly changing, our focus remains dedicated to helping our customers achieve mission success. We are providing them the ability to operate in a trusted, digital environment that enables decision advantage.” EM: Can you tell our readers about your background and how it prepared you for …

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Northrop Gets $66M Task Order to Sustain Navy Triton UAVs

Northrop Grumman has received a one-year, $66.3 million task order to test and maintain MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicles for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Thursday Northrop’s systems business unit will help the service branch sustain MQ-4Cs along with mission control and operator training systems. The company will also provide field service representatives …

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Northrop to Continue Army Battle Command System Engineering, Manufacturing Work

The U.S. Army has awarded Northrop Grumman a potential $44.8 million contract modification to extend the ceiling value and period of performance under the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Integrated Battle Command System contract. The Defense Department said Friday the company will continue support for the second phase of IBCS engineering and manufacturing effort through …

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Northrop Subsidiary Unveils New Unmanned Ground Vehicle

A Northrop Grumman subsidiary has launched a new robotic platform that complies with the Defense Department’s Interoperability Profile initiative that seeks to maintain interoperability standards for unmanned ground vehicles. The Remotec-built Andros Nomad is a 164-pound UGV that has four independent track pods designed to climb uneven terrain and inclines up …

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Northrop Lands UK MoD Contract for Robotic EOD Vehicle In-Service Support

Northrop Grumman has received a two-year contract from the U.K. defense ministry’s special projects search and countermeasures team to provide in-service support for a remotely controlled vehicle that British armed forces use to dispose of explosive ordnance. The company said Monday it will support CUTLASS EOD unmanned ground systems throughout the platform’s life cycle. …

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