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  • Northrop Demos Counter-UAS Tech Platforms; Chuck Johnson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Demos Counter-UAS Tech Platforms; Chuck Johnson Comments

     has demonstrated the company“™s mobile acoustic sensing and electronic attack systems during the Defense Department“™s annual counter-unmanned aerial systems exercise. The Mobile Application for UAS Identification and the Drone Restricted Access Using Known EW technologies were exhibited as part of DoD“™s Black Dart exercise managed by the Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Organization, Northrop said […] More

  • Ultra Electronics to Combine Maritime Surveillance Tech with Northrop's Autonomous Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ultra Electronics to Combine Maritime Surveillance Tech with Northrop’s Autonomous Systems

    Northrop Grumman has partnered with Ultra Electronics to integrate maritime domain and anti-submarine warfare systems into Northrop“™s portfolio of autonomous platforms. The companies aim to build long-endurance systems equipped with sensors and open mission architectures as well as persistent acoustic surveillance technology for use in maritime intelligence missions, Northrop said Monday. Brian Chappel, vice president of autonomous systems at Northrop […] More

  • Northrop Updates e.POWER Software for Federal Processes - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Updates e.POWER Software for Federal Processes

    Northrop Grumman has updated its e.POWER software to be compatible with new platforms, architecture and operating systems. The software is designed to manage and automate business processes for organizations both in the public and private sectors, the company said Thursday. With version 8.2, Northrop seeks to shorten processing cycles for enterprises. Northrop designed the software to […] More

  • General Dynamics Secures $32M Northrop Deal to Furnish Software for NATO UAV Comms - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Secures $32M Northrop Deal to Furnish Software for NATO UAV Comms

    General Dynamics Canada has won a $32 million contract from Northrop Grumman Corp. to provide software to control the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance program“™s radio and satellite communications, RTT News wrote this week. As part of the deal, General Dynamics will provide ruggedized computer workstations, voice over Internet protocol intercom systems and engineering support to help integrate […] More

  • Northrop Supports Air Force Ballistic Missile Test Launch; Tony Spehar Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Supports Air Force Ballistic Missile Test Launch; Tony Spehar Comments

    Northrop Grumman Corp. supported last month’s flight testing of the U.S. Air Force“™s Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system, according to a company statement. “Each operational test we conduct is critical to ensuring the safety and effectiveness of the Minuteman III ICBM weapons system, and they are especially critical when testing new sub-systems that will […] More

  • Northrop Facility Certified to Repair European Aircraft; Carl Smith Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Facility Certified to Repair European Aircraft; Carl Smith Comments

    Northrop Grumman Corp. has been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency to work on European-registered aircraft at its Rolling Meadows, Ill. repair station, according to a company statement. Carl Smith, Northrop’s land and self protection systems division infrared countermeasures vice president, said the certification will allow the company to extend its client base. The company opened the […] More

  • Northrop to Equip Indian Coast Guard Vessels with Navigation Systems; Alan Dix Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Equip Indian Coast Guard Vessels with Navigation Systems; Alan Dix Comments

    Northrop Grumman Corp. has won a contract through the company“™s Indian reseller Marine Electricals Ltd. to supply advanced shipboard navigation systems for 20 fast patrol vessels for the India’s Coast Guard. According to a company statement, the contract calls for spares, factory testing and engineering support services. The first ship delivery is expected in late 2012 […] More

  • Northrop Opens New Facility to Support Wright-Patterson Air Force Base; Jay Jabour Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Opens New Facility to Support Wright-Patterson Air Force Base; Jay Jabour Comments

    Northrop Grumman Corp. opened a new facility in Beavercreek, OH on Nov. 13, according to a company statement. Nearly 350 employees were relocated into the energy efficient facility from nearby sites in Kettering and Fairborn. The employee consolidation is expected to result in greater collaboration and operational savings supporting the U.S. Air Force. “Consolidation into a […] More

  • Northrop Grumman Awarded $40M ICBM Air Force Contract; Tony Sephar & Mark Bishop Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Grumman Awarded $40M ICBM Air Force Contract; Tony Sephar & Mark Bishop Comment

    Northrop Grumman Corp. has been awarded a $39.7 million contract by the U.S. Air Force to design, develop, qualify and test a replacement payload transporter system for the country’s intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system. The contract has a four-year period. “Northrop Grumman has worked in close coordination with the Air Force for more than five decades […] More

  • Bob Stevens: Sequestration Will Affect Existing Business Beginning in March - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bob Stevens: Sequestration Will Affect Existing Business Beginning in March

    Lockheed Martin CEO Bob Stevens said that scheduled across-the-board cuts to the U.S. defense budget (sequestration) would not affect existing business before March, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. However, Stevens added, there had been “no communication“ from the government that the almost $500 billion in military spending cuts over the next decade would be avoided. […] More

  • Northrop Named Supplier Diversity Corporation of the Year; Gloria Pualani Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Named Supplier Diversity Corporation of the Year; Gloria Pualani Comments

    Northrop Grumman Corp. has been named Supplier Diversity Corporation of the Year by the U.S. Business Leadership Network at its 15th Annual Leadership Awards held in Orlando, Fla. Northrop was recognized for its programs and initiatives that help foster diversity and inclusion throughout the company. “I am pleased to work for a company committed to helping these individuals realize a better future […] More

  • Northrop Opens New SSA, CMS Support Facility; Amy Caro Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Opens New SSA, CMS Support Facility; Amy Caro Comments

    Northrop Grumman Corp. has opened a new building in suburban Baltimore to support the Social Security Administration and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the company announced Tuesday. Health and information technology division employees will work at the facility. Amy Caro, vice president for health information technology, said the company has more than 600 people […] More

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