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Air Force Reserve, ANG Field Full-Color Configuration of Northrop-Made Targeting Pod

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The Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard has deployed a Northrop Grumman-built advanced targeting pod capable of providing F-16 aircraft pilots with full-color digital video for situational awareness and targeting accuracy. The company said Tuesday the Litening pod features a modular design that allows users to update the pod into the new full-color configuration.

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NRO Director Christopher Scolese Named to 2021 Wash100 for Leading COVID-19 Response; Supporting Advancement for Space Exploration & IT Technology Capabilities

Christopher Scolese Director NRO

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Christopher Scolese, director of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award, the top prize in all of government contracting (GovCon), for his leadership in the COVID-19 pandemic response and relief as well as the advancement of U.S. space exploration and development of IT technology capabilities. 

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Northrop Deploys Second Service Extension Vehicle for Intelsat Satellite

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Northrop Grumman and its SpaceLogistics subsidiary have docked a satellite servicing vehicle to an Intelsat-built commercial communications satellite operating in geostationary orbit as part of a five-year life-extension contract between the companies. Northrop said Monday the Mission Extension Vehicle-2 will provide the IS-10-02 with robotics-based services to extend the satellite's life while in space.

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Air Force Taps Lockheed to Develop Long-Range Radar Interface

TPS-75 radar

Lockheed Martin has received a follow-on contract to develop a data transmission interface as part of the U.S. Air Force's rapid prototyping competition to modernize the legacy TPS-75 military radar system. The integration contract under the Three Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar development program has options for the company to manufacture up to 35 systems, the military service said Wednesday.

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Northrop, Air Force Conclude Ground Based Strategic Deterrent Integrated Baseline Review

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Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Air Force completed the integrated baseline review for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinental ballistic missile program under an engineering and manufacturing development contract awarded in September. The review involves the establishment of schedule and cost baseline, risk identification and development of mitigation plans within the first 180 days of contract award.

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Northrop Demos Operational Flexibility of Firebird Optionally-Manned Autonomous Aircraft

Firebird

Northrop Grumman demonstrated almost 9,000 miles of flight to showcase the operational flexibility of an optionally-manned autonomous aircraft designed for medium-altitude, long-endurance missions. Northrop said Tuesday the Firebird aircraft flew over and stopped by Dayton, Ohio; Washington DC; Patuxent River, Maryland; and Tampa, Miami and Key West, Florida, demonstrating both manned and unmanned flight, as well as the transition in between.

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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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Northrop to Build MQ-4C Triton UAV Under $99M Navy Contract Modification

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Northrop Grumman has received a $99 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for additional low-rate initial production of a lot 5 MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system. The action expands the scope of the previously awarded, fixed-priced incentive contract and the military service will obligate the full value of the modification from fiscal years 2019 through 2021 funds, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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DARPA Announces Research Teams for Wideband Adaptive RF Protection Program

DARPA Wideband Adaptive RF Protection Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has named the research teams that will work on a program that seeks to develop technologies that could help mitigate interference for wideband radio frequency systems. The selected teams that will work on the Wideband Adaptive RF Protection program are BAE Systems, Raytheon Technologies and its Collins Aerospace business, Northrop Grumman, Indiana Microelectronics, L3Harris Technologies, Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania.

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Northrop Maintains Army’s Air & Missile Defense Hardware for Future Test

IBCS Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman has concluded an effort to refresh and refurbish the hardware of a missile defense system for the U.S. Army in preparation for its initial operational test and evaluation. The company said Tuesday it performed this work for major end items of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System or IBCS, including integrated fire control network relays, integrated collaborative environments and engagement operations centers.

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