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  • Northrop's Data-Gathering Instruments Activated on NOAA Weather Satellite - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop’s Data-Gathering Instruments Activated on NOAA Weather Satellite

    Two Northrop Grumman-built instruments onboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather satellite have been activated to perform post-launch data collection. The initial set of data from Northrop’s Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder and Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System Flight Model 6 will aid startup and checkout tests before NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System 1 reaches full operational status,  […] More

  • Northrop Taps Cobham to Develop Motion Control Tech for Joint Polar Satellite Microwave Sounder - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Taps Cobham to Develop Motion Control Tech for Joint Polar Satellite Microwave Sounder

    Northrop Grumman has awarded Cobham an $8 million contract to build a motion control technology for use in two microwave instruments Northrop is developing for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Joint Polar Satellite System  program. Cobham said Thursday it will develop the motion controller system at its Hauppauge, New York-based facility for integration with the Advanced Technology Microwave […] More

  • Todd Wager: Parsons Prime in Canada Transportation Mgmt System Upgrade - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Todd Wager: Parsons Prime in Canada Transportation Mgmt System Upgrade

    Parsons has won a 10-year contract to upgrade the traffic signal control system of the city of Mississauga in Ontario, Canada, with the Advanced Transportation Management System platform and provide associated services, software and hardware. The company said Monday it will leverage the transportation capabilities of its Delcan subsidiary as it designs, develops, installs and tests ATMS as the program’s prime contractor. […] More

  • Qatari Bank to Use NCR's ATM Hack Prevention Tools - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Qatari Bank to Use NCR’s ATM Hack Prevention Tools

    NCR Corp. has been chosen by Qatar Islamic Bank to supply hardware and software products that are designed to safeguard automated teller machines against hackers. The bank selected NCR’s Solidcore Suite for APTRA platform to keep unauthorized codes from entering QIB banking networks, NCR said Monday. NCR will also provide its Skimming Protection Solution to […] More

  • Executive Spotlight: Stan Ratcliffe, NCR Government Systems President - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Spotlight: Stan Ratcliffe, NCR Government Systems President

    Stan Ratcliffe serves as president of NCR Government Systems LLC, a subsidiary of NCR Corp. He is responsible for expanding the adoption of self-service solutions to facilitate information exchange. The 25-year industry veteran recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz about potential applications of self-service solutions, moving beyond niche offerings and how self-service solutions can open the line […] More

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    Northrop Grumman’s ATMS Plays Role in NPOESS Preparatory Project Mission

    Northrop Grumman Corp. has recently hit a key marker in weather forecasting with its launch of the advanced technology microwave sounder on the NPOESS Preparatory Project mission. The project provides weather forecasters with improved insight into the distribution of atmospheric moisture and temperature. Northrop’s ATMS was integrated into NPP in 2006 and provides improved sampling rate, spatial […] More

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