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  • Northrop Lands UK MoD Contract for Robotic EOD Vehicle In-Service Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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. CUTLASS is equipped with multiple […] More

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    Northrop to Extend Forensic & Biometric Tech Support for UK Agency

    Northrop Grumman has received a two-year contract extension to continue to help a U.K. government agency operate and maintain forensic and biometric platforms used by the country’s law enforcement entities. The company said Tuesday work under the extended contract started in April and covers support services for the IDENT1 identity management system and the Forensic and Biometric […] More

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    Northrop Conducts STEM Outreach Efforts Via UK Screening of James Webb Space Telescope Documentary

    Northrop Grumman has screened in the U.K. a documentary film on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope as part of the company's efforts to encourage students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. The film Into the Unknown focuses on the development of the space telescope designed to launch in late 2018 to gather information […] More

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    Northrop to Back UAS Design Challenge for Engineering Students; Andrew Tyler Comments

    Northrop Grumman will sponsor an unmanned aircraft system challenge, hosted by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, for the third consecutive year as part of the company’s global commitment to foster innovative thinking in engineering and technology. Northrop said Thursday student engineers from 22 universities across the U.K. and overseas locations will participate in the competition that […] More

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    Northrop to Sponsor UK Air Force Museum’s Centenary Program; Andrew Tyler Comments

    Northrop Grumman has agreed to serve as a sponsor of renovation efforts at the Royal Air Force Museum as part of the military branch’s centennial anniversary celebrations. RAF Museum’s centenary program aims to transform the London-based gallery through landscaping, new exhibits and education and volunteering opportunities, Northrop said Wednesday. The company will also highlight air intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and […] More

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    Northrop Opens 2016-2017 UK National Youth Cyber Defense Competition

    Northrop Grumman has launched the U.K. national youth cyber defense competition for 2016-2017 in efforts to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. The company said Thursday CyberCenturion aims to encourage students to pursue cybersecurity related academic courses and careers and address the skills gap within the industry. More than 130 teams of 12-18 year olds registered for […] More

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    Northrop to Demo Mine-Hunting Sensor Tech at UK’s Unmanned Warrior Exercise

    Northrop Grumman will demonstrate a sensor technology designed for mine detection, localization and classification at the Unmanned Warrior exercise to be hosted by the U.K. navy in October. The company said Thursday its AQS-24B mine-hunting system will be towed by an Atlas Electronik UK-built ARCIMS unmanned surface vessel in a simulated environment  during the event to exhibit how the sensor […] More

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    Northrop Grumman Announces 2016 CyberCenturion Competition Finalists

    Northrop Grumman has announced the 10 qualifying teams that will vie for the 2016 CyberCenturion Competition championship. The company said Friday the finalists will face off on April 26 at The National Museum of Computing after they made it through three rounds of cybersecurity challenges in the past four months. Northrop and Cyber Security Challenge U.K. sponsored CyberCenturion 2016, which […] More

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    Northrop Pledges Support for Public-Private Cybersecurity Program in U.K.

    Northrop Grumman has pledged to back cybersecurity technology research projects of British universities through a public-private initiative in the U.K. British government officials Ed Vaizey and Robert Hannigan introduced the national CyberInvest program during a ceremony held at Park Plaza Hotel in London, Northrop said Monday. “The U.K. is a thriving centre for cutting-edge research so […] More

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    Northrop to Sponsor UAS University Competition; Andrew Tyler Comments

    Northrop Grumman will sponsor a two-day flying event Wednesday as part of the final round of competition for unmanned aerial systems developed by university students in the U.K. The company said Tuesday contenders from 13 universities will take part in the 2015 Institution of Mechanical Engineers' UAS Universities challenge to be held at Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome and […] More

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    Northrop to Maintain UK Forensic, Biometric Software; Andrew Tyler Comments

    Northrop Grumman Corp. has been selected to maintain and operate forensic and biometric software used by the U.K.’s Home Office under a two-year, $45.1 million re-compete contract award. The Forensic and Biometric Interim Capability software is part of the U.K.'s national infrastructure for policing, Northrop said Tuesday. Andrew Tyler, Northrop’s chief executive for Europe, said the […] More

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    Northrop Opens New UK Cyber Facility in UK; Andrew Tyler Comments

    Northrop Grumman has opened a fresh cyber facility in Gloucestershire, U.K., with the goal of helping customers in the country and other parts of Europe to combat cyber threats. The company“™s nearly 100 cyber employees will collaborate at the new cyber hub to develop big data analytics, network defense, mobility, biometrics, high-speed processing and full-spectrum […] More

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