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  • Northrop to Upgrade Threat Simulators for Air Force Weapons Center - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Upgrade Threat Simulators for Air Force Weapons Center

    Northrop Grumman Corp. will provide an enhanced tool that aims to support warfare systems at the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center under the U.S. General Services Administration“™s Alliant indefinite delivery and indefinite quantity contract. New features added to the combat electromagnetic environment simulator work to optimize the equipment functions used to create artificial environments used for war […] More

  • Northrop Releases Mobile App for Real-time Aircraft, Fleet Readiness; Kelly Whalen Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Releases Mobile App for Real-time Aircraft, Fleet Readiness; Kelly Whalen Comments

    Northrop Grumman Corporation released the Ready Blue Mobile App on September 17. Ready Blue is a mobile app which provides real-time analysis of aircraft readiness, fleet readiness, and mission capability rates to flight line personnel, military leaders and depot operations staff. Kelly Whalen, Northrop Grumman Technical Services sector vice president of strategy, business development and […] More

  • Northrop to Provide GPS Support for Navy's CH-53K Helicopter - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Provide GPS Support for Navy's CH-53K Helicopter

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has secured a follow-on contract from the Naval Air Systems Command to help integrate the LN-251 GPS systems on the U.S. Navy“™s new CH-53K Super Stallion helicopter. According to Northrop, the LN-251 system is run by a fiber-optic gyro-based measurement unit and is classified as the world“™s lightest and most compact GPS/fiber-optic […] More

  • Northrop Teams with ITT Exelis to Compete for Army Radio Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Teams with ITT Exelis to Compete for Army Radio Contract

    Northrop Grumman Corp. and ITT Exelis have announced they will work together to compete for a U.S. Army contract for a vehicle-mounted, software-defined radio. On Nov. 4, the Army issued a draft request for proposal for the “mid-tier networking vehicular radio.” The new system would replace an older version of the ground mobile radio system and enable mobile […] More

  • Northrop Awarded Contract to Upgrade Air Force Simulator System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Awarded Contract to Upgrade Air Force Simulator System

    Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract by the Defense Microelectronics Activity to provide a combat electromagnetic environment simulator system. The CEESIM is said to support maintenance of the U.S. Air Force“™s E-3 airborne warning and control system‘s computer program software. Northrop will deliver the simulator to Tinker Air Force Base‘s avionics integration support facility in Oklahoma City. The […] More

  • Northrop Grumman Grants Central Florida STEM Education Council $15K - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Grumman Grants Central Florida STEM Education Council $15K

    Northrop Grumman Corporation recently gave a $15,000 science, technology, engineering and mathematics education grant to the Central Florida STEM Education Council. The council will use the grant in order to support its website, which a company release says acts as an online STEM education resource for teachers, students and parents. “As a major employer in central Florida, […] More

  • Northrop Grumman's Wes Bush Elected Board Chairman - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Grumman’s Wes Bush Elected Board Chairman

    Northrop Grumman’s board of directors announced today it has elected Wes Bush as its chairman, effective immediately. Bush serves as Northrop Grumman‘s chief executive officer and president and succeeds Lewis W. Coleman. The board designated Coleman to serve as its lead independent director. “Wes Bush has the full support of the board and has made […] More

  • Northrop Grumman's Dr. Brammer Details Progress within Cybersecurity Research Consortium - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Grumman's Dr. Brammer Details Progress within Cybersecurity Research Consortium

    Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and three cybersecurity research universities, Carnegie Mellon University, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Purdue University, announced today the progress they have made in developing solutions for pressing cybersecurity threats. This industry/academia partnership was launched in December 2009 to advance research, facilitate collaboration among the nation’s top scientists and accelerate […] More

  • Northrop Grumman CISO Tim McKnight Joins ISA Board - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Grumman CISO Tim McKnight Joins ISA Board

    Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer Tim McKnight has joined the board for the Internet Security Alliance as chairman. Through his new role at ISA, McKnight said he will drive awareness among industry and government for how good security investments can protect enterprises and enhance operational success. “I also […] More

  • Aerospace Pioneer Simon Ramo Awarded Goddard Memorial Trophy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Aerospace Pioneer Simon Ramo Awarded Goddard Memorial Trophy

    An engineering pioneer, who enabled the nation to become a world leader in space technology and its applications, has been chosen to receive the Dr. Robert H. Goddard Memorial Trophy, the National Space Club’s most prestigious award. Simon Ramo co-founded TRW, which was acquired by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) in 2002 and is now […] More

  • Wednesday Wins - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Wednesday Wins

    This week, BAE Systems picked up a $30 million deal to provide engineering and technical services to support the U.S. Marine Corps“™ air-traffic control systems; Lockheed Martin won a $260 million follow-on production contract from the U.S. Army for the combat-proven Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor. Northrop Grumman Corporation snagged a $90 […] More

  • TASC Names Mark Leary New CISO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TASC Names Mark Leary New CISO

    TASC, Inc. has named Mark Leary chief information security officer, a position in which he will be responsible for the leadership, management and oversight of the company’s information security services. He will also provide expertise and support in the cybersecurity market. “The growing sophistication of the cyber threats against both government and industry requires assertive […] More

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