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Mary Petryszyn, CVP & President of Northrop Grumman’s Defense Systems, Receives 2021 Wash100 Award for Technology Development and Defense Support

Mary Petryszyn Northrop Grumman Defense System

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Mary Petryszyn, corporate vice president of Defense Systems with Northrop Grumman, as a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient for her efforts to drive modernization and support new technology offerings for the defense, security and military sectors. This marks Petryszyn first Wash100 Award. Executive Mosaic congratulates Mary Petryszyn and Northrop Grumman on her first Wash100 Award.

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Army OKs Northrop’s Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure System for Full-Rate Production

Common IR Countermeasure System

Northrop Grumman has achieved certification from the U.S. Army that declares the company's Common Infrared Countermeasure technology as operationally suitable and clears the system for full-rate production. Northrop said Monday that the go-ahead for CIRCM's full production comes after six months of initial operational test and evaluation work involving simulated scenarios for threat detection and termination.

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Raytheon Applies AI, Machine Learning to Defense Tech Modeling, Simulation

Raytheon MDC video wall

Raytheon Technologies has infused emerging technology into the company's modeling and simulation process as part of efforts to help defense customers visualize the performance of weapons systems before they make procurement decisions. The company said Wednesday an engineering team within its missile and defense business used artificial intelligence and machine learning to put a Standard Missile-3 Block IIA missile through digital testing ahead of a flight test demonstration conducted by the U.S. Navy and the Missile Defense Agency in November last year.

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QuantiTech Merges With MEI to Deliver Engineering Services for Federal Agencies

QuantiTech

QuantiTech, a portfolio company of Sagewind Capital, has merged with Millennium Engineering and Integration Company (MEI) to provide engineering services and offerings for mission critical programs within defense and civilian agencies, QuantiTech reported on Wednesday. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We are excited about joining forces with MEI," said Darryl Wortman, president and CEO of QuantiTech.

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James Taiclet: Lockheed-Aerojet Rocketdyne Deal to Drive Tech Integration Work for Federal Clients

James Taiclet President and CEO Lockheed Martin

James Taiclet, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin, said acquiring Aerojet Rocketdyne will bring in propulsion systems for potential integration with Lockheed-built missile and rocket offerings, Via Satellite reported Monday. Taiclet told analysts Monday during a conference call he expects the transaction to support upfront design, production planning and engineering integration efforts at the Bethesda, Maryland-based aerospace and defense company.

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SAIC Wins $171.5M Contract to Support Navy Training Platforms; Jim Scanlon Quoted

Jim Scanlon SAIC EVP

Science Applications International Corp. has been awarded a $171.5 million single-award contract by the U.S. Navy to continue its support of training systems, including virtual and synthetic training environments, as part of the Fleet Deployment Training Program supporting U.S. Navy Fleet Forces (USFF) and associated Fleet commands and activities, the company announced Thursday

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