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  • Northrop Receives Navy E-2D Test Article Inspection Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Receives Navy E-2D Test Article Inspection Order

    Northrop Grumman has received a $31.6 million order to dismantle and inspect a test article of the U.S. Navy’s updated airborne early warning and control aircraft. The company’s aeronautics systems sector will conduct the teardown inspection of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye model to check any critical fatigue locations and ensure the structure meets the aircraft […] More

  • NASA Seeks Proposals for Innovative Advanced Concepts Program's Phase II - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Seeks Proposals for Innovative Advanced Concepts Program’s Phase II

    NASA has launched a solicitation for a new round of proposals to support the continuation of projects selected for the first phase of the agency’s Innovative Advanced Concepts program. Present and previously-awarded NIAC Phase I partners who have not completed their Phase II studies may submit their proposals until Feb. 3, 2017, the space agency said […] More

  • Air Force Taps Ohio Aerospace Institute for Computational R&D Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Taps Ohio Aerospace Institute for Computational R&D Contract

    The Ohio Aerospace Institute has won a $13.1 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide computational research and development services to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Monday OAI will work to integrate fluid dynamics, aerodynamics, physics, mathematics and computer science concepts to computationally simulate canonical configuration flows and real-world applications of current and future aerospace and weapons systems and […] More

  • Northrop Builds Spacecraft Bus for Webb Telescope - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Builds Spacecraft Bus for Webb Telescope

    Northrop Grumman has completed the production and assembly of the spacecraft bus for NASA‘s James Webb Space Telescope at Northrop’s Redondo Beach facility in California. The company said Thursday the structure is made of carbon fiber composites and works to integrate Webb’s optical telescope, instrument electronics and sunshield. It also houses the propulsion system, communications system and electrical power, and mounts Webb […] More

  • Northrop Awards $8M Contract to Curtiss-Wright to Develop Radar Signal Processors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Awards $8M Contract to Curtiss-Wright to Develop Radar Signal Processors

    Northrop Grumman has awarded Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions with a $8 million follow-on contract to develop radar signal processors for a U.S. Air Force aircraft program, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Tuesday. Northrop’s Aerospace Systems business aims to integrate an improved digital signal processing platform into the Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System plane, the […] More

  • Northrop Announces Design, Integration Centers; Wes Bush Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Announces Design, Integration Centers; Wes Bush Comments

    Northrop Grumman Corp. has announced plans to designate five design and integration centers to support its manned aircraft, unmanned systems and electronic attack operations within its aerospace systems sector. Wes Bush, president, chairman and CEO, said the company is examining its operational capacity and selected the house the operations in the centers as part of […] More

  • Executive Profile: Thomas Wilson, ATK VP&GM for Spacecraft Systems and Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Thomas Wilson, ATK VP&GM for Spacecraft Systems and Services

    Thomas Wilson is vice president and general manager of spacecraft systems and services for aerospace systems at ATK, an aerospace and defense company with revenues of approximately $4.8 billion. As GM of SSS, Wilson is responsible for leading all aspects of the business with a team of over 560 employees located in California, Maryland and Virginia. Previously, […] More

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