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  • Northrop, Air Force Eye December Launch for B-21 Raider - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop, Air Force Eye December Launch for B-21 Raider

    Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Air Force will launch the B-21 Raider bomber in the first week of December at the company’s facility in Palmdale, California. Tom Jones, corporate vice president and president of Northrop’s aeronautics systems, said in a statement published Tuesday the company is proud of its partnership with the Air Force as […] More

  • Orbital ATK Celebrates 5,000th F-35 Aircraft Composite Parts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK Celebrates 5,000th F-35 Aircraft Composite Parts

    Orbital ATK celebrates manufacturing 5,000 total composite parts for the F-35 aircraft. The company said Wednesday its Clearfield, Utah facility is responsible for manufacturing nearly 90 percent of the F-35’s wing skins, fixed skins, engine nacelles and access covers, using automated fiber placement machines. Janicki Industries furnishes the parts for further engineering viability before the final delivery to Lockheed […] More

  • BAE, Northrop Mark B-21 Bomber Project Collaboration - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE, Northrop Mark B-21 Bomber Project Collaboration

    BAE Systems hosted an event at a company facility in Nashua, New Hampshire, last week to mark a partnership between BAE and Northrop Grumman to help build the U.S. Air Force‘s B-21 Raider bomber aircraft, Union Leader reported Wednesday. The event was attended by Air Force Maj. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) and executives from the two defense contractors. […] More

  • Air Force Christens Long Range Strike Bomber Aircraft “˜B-21 Raider'; Tom Vice Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Christens Long Range Strike Bomber Aircraft “˜B-21 Raider'; Tom Vice Comments

    The U.S. Air Force has assigned the name B-21 Raider to the long range strike bomber aircraft. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced Monday the plane's official name at the Air Force Association's Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, the service branch said Monday. James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein […] More

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