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Northrop Grumman Selects Bechtel to Support GBSD Under $13.3B Contract

Barbara Rusinko President Bechtel

Bechtel National, the U.S. government contracting subsidiary of Bechtel, has been selected by Northrop Grumman to help deliver the U.S. Ground Based Strategic Deterrent System (GBSD) of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and develop infrastructure for the U.S. Air Force, Bechtel reported on Thursday. In support of Northrop Grumman’s 8.5-year, $13.3 billion contract, Bechtel will provide launch infrastructure design and construction.

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Northrop Concludes Critical Design Review for USAF Airborne Navigation Tech

Northrop Grumman

An airborne navigation system Northrop Grumman is developing for the U.S. Air Force completed a key hardware and software design assessment phase. The Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation System-Modernization system, which features M-code GPS receivers and an open architecture built to accelerate threat response, passed the critical design review.

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Northrop Gets $81M Navy Contract to Update Air-Launched Missile Tech

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Northrop Grumman has secured a potential five-year, $80.9M contract from the U.S. Navy to incorporate new technology into a family of tactical weapon systems for defending against surface-to-air threats. The company will aim to increase the performance of the the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense said Monday.

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NASA Receives Full-Scale Mockup of Blue Origin-Led National Team’s Human Landing System

National Team HLS mockup

A Blue Origin-led team has handed over to NASA an engineering mockup of a human landing system that could bring astronauts to the lunar surface. Blue Origin was one of the three prime contractors tapped by NASA in late April to develop a landing platform in support of the agency’s Artemis moon mission in 2024 and the company said Thursday that it works with Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Draper as part of the HLS National Team.

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