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2010-05-07
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Northrop Grumman and Bell Helicopter have joined forces to develop and demonstrate a new rugged, high-capacity unmanned aerial system based on the four-blade, single-engine Bell 407 helicopter. First flight of the new Fire-X medium-range vertical unmanned aerial system (VUAS) is expected by the end of 2010.
2009-08-19
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Northrop Grumman Corp. Aerospace Systems is strongly encouraging its supply chain to explore the use of Siemens' Sinumerik 840D solution line CNC and Sinumerik Volumetric Compensation System (VCS) to achieve high-tolerance machined parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.
2008-06-19
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Northrop Grumman Corp. and Oshkosh Corp. selected Plasan, a developer and manufacturer of add-on armor systems for the military and commercial market, to assist with the design and engineering of the armor for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program.
2008-06-19
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Northrop Grumman issued a contract to Curtiss-Wright Corp. to provide radar processing subsystems for use in the U.S. Marine Corps’ Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) program. The initial contract, valued at $4.3 million, is for development expected to be completed in 2010.
2008-06-30
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Northrop Grumman Corp. has been awarded a contract by the FAA to maintain and enhance the National Airspace System Resource (NASR) and Electronic NASR (eNASR) systems, collectively known as the NASR II system.
2008-06-30
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Northrop Grumman will lead a team to compete for the U.S. Army’s Aerial Common Sensor (ACS), an airborne platform that will provide the warfighter with actionable intelligence, reconnaissance, surveillance, and target-acquisition capability.
2008-06-30
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The U.S. Navy awarded a study contract to Northrop Grumman and L-3 Communications for the Navy’s EPX aircraft program. EPX is envisioned as a shore-based, manned aircraft providing intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and targeting support to carrier strike groups and theater, combatant, and national commanders.
2011-08-29
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Electro Optics Systems (EOS) has been awarded a $3 million Australian Department of Defence Concept Technology Demonstrator (CTD) contract to demonstrate that its electro-optic space surveillance sensors integrate and operate effectively with existing space surveillance sensors.
2012-03-02
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Northrop Grumman Corp. has been awarded a Phase II contract by the U.S. Navy to modify existing software for the LN-251 embedded GPS/fiber-optic inertial navigation system (INS) on the CH-53K Super Stallion helicopter.
2012-05-17
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Today, mechanics refer to drawings prepared by manufacturing engineers, using mark-ups on the part to provide reference features and measurements, but there are problems with this approach.
2009-09-14
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Northrop Grumman Corp. formed a strategic alliance with SELEX Galileo to compete for the U.S. Army's Common Infrared Countermeasures (CIRCM) program. CIRCM is intended to provide the U.S. military with a laser-based IR countermeasures solution against current and future IR threat systems.
2009-08-18
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Northrop Grumman Corp. has established an Army Knowledge Online/Defense Knowledge Online (AKO/DKO) Emerging Technologies Lab in McLean, VA, with the aim of delivering Web-based capabilities and services to warfighters and other users with greater speed, reliability, and security.
2009-10-14
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The U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a nine-year contract, worth up to $3.8 billion, to provide Contractor Logistics Support for its fleet of KC-10 Extender refueling tanker aircraft. Northrop Grumman will provide supply chain management, depot-level logistics integration and support, engine maintenance, aircraft maintenance, and modifications for the KC-10 refueling tanker.
2009-10-22
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Northrop Grumman recently opened enhanced facilities at its Remotec site in Coventry, U.K., to support its full range of unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs), including the Wheelbarrow bomb disposal robot and CUTLASS, the next-generation vehicle for hazardous operations in development for the U.K.
2010-01-08
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Northrop Grumman Corp. announced plans to move its corporate office from Los Angeles, CA, to the Washington, D.C., region by 2011. The company is looking to identify a specific site location and is assessing options in the District, Maryland, and Virginia.
2010-01-04
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Northrop Grumman was selected to supply a Scalable Space Inertial Reference Unit (Scalable SIRU) for NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission. The Scalable SIRU is an inertial reference system that supplies critical rotation rate data that enables the stabilization, pointing, and attitude control of satellites and space vehicles.
2009-12-10
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Northrop Grumman Corp. will help the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) design a spacecraft "bus" with plug-and-play capability to reduce cost and schedule in developing future space systems. The spacecraft bus is the infrastructure that serves as the platform for carrying the payload and other mission-oriented equipment.
2009-11-10
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Saab Aerosystems awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a contract to supply LCR-100 Attitude and Heading Reference Systems (AHRS) for the NEURON European unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) demonstrator. The commercial off-the-shelf LCR-100 Gyrocompass north-finding AHRS, based on a fiber-optic gyro and micro-electromechanical accelerometers, provides accurate and uninterrupted attitude, heading, position, velocity, and status information.
2011-03-14
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Wyle has teamed with Northrop Grumman to perform two task orders valued at nearly $2 million under the A-10 Thunderbolt Life-cycle Program Support contract. Wyle will perform critical systems component analysis on both task orders.
2011-06-29
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Northrop Grumman Corp. and SELEX Galileo signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly pursue the international directional IR countermeasures (DIRCM) market. The MOU further strengthens the existing DIRCM strategic alliance and enables the two companies to aggressively target the "rest-of-the-world" DIRCM marketplace.
2011-05-17
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The U.S. Air Force recently awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $372 million contract to begin designing an advanced electronically scanned array (AESA) antenna system as part of Increment 2 of the B-2 extremely high frequency (EHF) satellite communications program.
2011-09-21
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When warfighters on the ground think about UAVs, their needs are simple. They want lots of data, and they want it now. That shines the spotlight on the links that relay data to ground stations.
2010-11-13
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BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman have added iRobot Corp. to their Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) team in their bid for the U.S. Army’s GCV competition. iRobot will serve as the unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) integrator and enhance the capability to detect pedestrians and obstacles of interest, with growth toward autonomous driving capability for the GCV. iRobot also will be responsible for integration of the U.S.
2009-04-30
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Northrop Grumman Corp. was one of four companies selected to receive a contract to provide radio frequency identification (RFID) hardware, software, and engineering services to the U.S. Department of Defense under the RFID III contract, providing increased network functionality, visibility, and security control.
2009-03-11
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Northrop Grumman Corp. signed a U.S. Department of Defense mentor-protege agreement with Adept Technologies, a teammate on Northrop Grumman’s Command Post Platform program. The program provides the U.S.
2009-08-13
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Northrop Grumman Corp. is one of five companies selected by the U.S. Army to provide automatic identification technology (AIT) hardware, software, and engineering services for increased functionality, visibility, and control across the U.S.
2008-06-30
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Northrop Grumman Corp. plans to begin construction later this year on the second of four buildings that will comprise its $80 million Cummings Research Park campus in Huntsville, AL, continuing to consolidate operations in the region, increasing efficiency, and positioning the company for additional growth in the region.
2008-08-12
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The U.S. Office of Naval Research awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a contract to develop and demonstrate a signals intelligence (SIGINT) payload for use on a UAV under the Warfighter's Tactical SIGINT Resource (WTSR) program.
2008-08-12
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Goodrich Corp. received an initial production contract from Northrop Grumman Corp. to provide its weapons bay door drive system for all models of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft. The contract is expected to generate more than $20 million in revenue through early 2011.
2008-10-14
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Robots are ideal for replacing manual labor in dangerous or tedious operations. This is not always possible, however, due to technical limitations in robotic movements and accuracy. Robotic capability is growing, though, and robots can be expected to take over more awkward and dangerous tasks.
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