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David Abney joins Northrop Grumman Board of Directors

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced it has elected David Abney to its board of directors. Abney, a Delta State University graduate, is the executive chairman of the UPS board of directors, and served as the chief executive officer of UPS from 2014 until May 2020. “David is an accomplished and respected business leader and is a great addition to ...

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Northrop Grumman announces organization and leadership changes

Northrop Grumman Corporation announces organization changes to its operating sectors to better align the company’s broad portfolio to serve its customers’ needs. There will be four operating sectors: Aeronautics Systems, Defense Systems, Mission Systems and Space Systems. The changes are effective Jan. 1, 2020. In addition, Patrick M. Antkowiak, corporate vice president and chief strategy and technology officer, and Christopher ...

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Northrop Grumman recognized with Manufacturing Leadership Awards

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been recognized by the National Association of Manufacturers with Manufacturing Leadership Awards for three of its aircraft manufacturing capabilities. The cutting-edge capabilities harness metadata, analytics, and virtual and augmented reality in multiple Northrop Grumman manufacturing programs. The company was recognized for the following technologies: The assembly metadata integration project extracts quality data from automated systems on ...

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Northrop Grumman appoints Prakash as chief executive, Japan

Northrop Grumman Corporation has appointed Om Prakash, chief executive, Northrop Grumman Japan, as the company strengthens its partnership with Japan. Prakash will report to Dave Perry, corporate vice president and chief global business officer. As chief executive, Northrop Grumman Japan, Prakash will be responsible for ensuring effective performance on current programs, as well as developing in-country growth opportunities. Prior to ...

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Northrop Grumman lands $354M Air Force contract for Global Hawks

MOSS POINT  — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $354 million primarily firm-fixed-price contract to expand their RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) fleet by three aircraft. Global Hawk operates multiple sensors simultaneously to gather intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data. The new aircraft are Multi-INT models that carry sophisticated imaging and electronic signals sensors ...

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MQ-8C Fire Scout to be tested before ship-board flights

MOSS POINT — In preparation for ship-board flights this spring, the Northrop Grumman Corporation-built MQ-8C Fire Scout will be tested for its ability to operate safely in the intense electromagnetic environment aboard U.S. Navy ships. The MQ-8C Fire Scout uses specially-designed cages, known as Faraday cages, to protect sensitive equipment on the aircraft from signal interference. “All Navy aircraft must ...

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Northrop Grumman lands destroyer contract worth $14.4M

PASCAGOULA — Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded contracts totaling $14.4 million by prime contractors General Dynamics Bath Iron Works and Huntington Ingalls Industries to supply the steering gear system for three new DDG 51 Class Arleigh Burke destroyers. The steering gear system is vital for the control and maneuverability of the ship and is directly linked to the integrated bridge, as ...

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