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Northrop Gets $325M USAF Contract to Support Joint STARS

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Northrop Grumman has secured a $325 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to continue its support of the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS). “The overall modification and sustainment work will ensure continuous safety and system readiness for the E-8C fleet against evolving threat environments,” said Janice Zilch, vice president of manned airborne surveillance programs at Northrop Grumman.

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Kongsberg Subsidiary Built Geospatial Tool for New Zealand’s Combat System Trainer

A Kongsberg subsidiary produced the geospatial and display components of a combat management system that Lockheed Martin built and delivered to New Zealand’s navy. Lockheed’s Canadian arm deployed the CMS 330 Combat Management System to a maritime warfare training center in Devonport, New Zealand, as part of the country’s Anzac frigate system modernization effort, Kongsberg said Monday. Kongsberg noted the CMS 330 was originally developed to support …

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General Dynamics to Update Air Force ‘Friend or Foe’ ID Cryptographic Module

General Dynamics has received $20 million in additional contract funds from the U.S. Air Force to update cryptographic modules for the service branch’s Air Identification Friend or Foe system. The company said Sept. 6 its mission systems unit will begin to deliver the updated AIFF Mode 4/5 KIV-78 combined interrogator/transponder applique to the Air Force in February next …

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David Ibbetson: General Dynamics’ Canadian Subsidiary Rebrands to Reflect Mission Systems Portfolio

General Dynamics has changed its Canadian subsidiary’s name to General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada in an effort to emphasize the unit’s technology and service offerings for the country’s military. David Ibbetson, general manager of General Dynamics Mission Systems – Canada, said Tuesday the initiative reflects “our commitment to delivering these capabilities to the soldiers, …

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Executive Profile: Susan Lawrence, SVP for Defense at Booz Allen Hamilton

Susan Lawrence is a senior vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton and is involved in many of the company’s defense and security programs and businesses. Her work covers the markets for C4ISR, enterprise information technology, cyber, joint information environments, integrated mission systems and emerging technologies. She joined Booz Allen Hamilton after retiring …

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Executive Profile: David Anderson, Sector VP and CFO at Northrop Information Systems

David Anderson serves as the sector vice president of business management and chief financial officer for Northrop Grumman’s information systems sector. In this role, he is responsible for all the sector’s business management activities, including finance, accounting, contracts, pricing, procurement, regulatory and export compliance, real estate and facilities. Anderson is also a member …

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