Tag Archives: Andrew Tyler

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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Ben Palmer, Jon Anderson, Simon Cooper Join Northrop’s UK & Europe BD Team

Northrop Grumman has appointed Ben Palmer, Jon Anderson and Simon Cooper to business development leadership roles for the company’s Europe and U.K. organization. The company said Wednesday Palmer will be director of European strategy and business development, Anderson will be director of business development for C4ISR (land, maritime and civil) and Cooper will be director of …

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