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Ball Aerospace Integrates Northrop Microwave Sounder to Complete NOAA JPSS Satellite

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Joint Polar Satellite System nears its launch after the integration of the fifth and final instrument — Northrop Grumman’s Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder. NOAA said Thursday JPSS-1 moves closer to its early 2017 launch following ATMS integration. “Soon, the spacecraft will be prepared for the environmental …

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DARPA Partners with Northrop to Demo All-Silicon Transmitter

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency recently demonstrated wireless transmission using an all-silicon, microchip-size, system-on-a-chip transmitter operating at a millimeter-wave frequency of 94 GHz, as part of the Efficient Linearized All-Silicon Transmitter ICs program. DARPA said Jun. 30 it partnered with Northrop Grumman‘s aerospace systems segment to demonstrate a silicon SoC transmitting at millimeter-wave frequencies …

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Air Force Accepts Lockheed, Northrop Missile Detection Satellite for Operational Trial Period

A Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman-built missile detection satellite has entered its operational trial period after the U.S. Air Force concluded post-launch evaluations five months ahead of schedule, Spaceflight Now reported Tuesday. Stephen Clark writes the Space Based Infrared System is part of a $17.6 billion Air Force initiative intended …

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Navy Officials: Northrop CANES Network 44% Less Expensive; DJ LeGoff Comments

The Navy’s approach to purchasing commercial-off-the-shelf technology for shipboard networks has cost 44 percent less than the branch had estimated, Federal News Radio reports. Naval officials told attendees of an AFCEA Northern Virginia event the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services program is not as costly as the Defense Department …

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GSA Official Makes Move to Northrop Grumman

David Drabkin is moving to Northrop Grumman from his position as deputy chief acquisition officer and acting chief acquisition office at GSA. He will be the new director of acquisition policy for Northrop Grumman and will report to Larry Lanzillotta, the corporate vice president of customer relations. According to Lanzilotta, …

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