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Northrop Grumman Security Systems among HHS Contract Winners

Northrop Grumman Security Systems was among the first eight contract winners for a Health and Human Services grant to develop effective countermeasures – or preventive steps – against both man-made and natural biological threats. The HHS BARDA grant (short for Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority) awarded an initial total …

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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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Fusion: Northrop-Built Robot Helps Police Address Dallas Standoff

The Dallas police department has employed a robot developed by Northrop Grumman subsidiary Remotec to resolve a standoff crisis that involved a shooting suspect, Fusion reported Tuesday. Elmo Keep writes Remotec’s Andros F-5 model carried C4 explosives that detonated via a remote control held by police officers to end the standoff with military veteran …

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Three Northrop B-2 Bombers Travel to Indian Ocean Hub for Training

Three Northrop Grumman-built B-2 bombers for the U.S. Air Force have deployed to Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia for training purposes with other partner air forces, Air Force Times reported Wednesday. Oriana Pawlyk writes the U.S. Strategic Command sent the B-2 Spirits from Whiteman Air Force Base as part of a routine deployment …

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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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House OKs Defense Bill To Build Missile System, Keep Northrop Drones

House lawmakers approved their version of the 2013 defense authorization bill Friday that would fund a new U.S. missile defense system and addresses nuclear arms reduction plans, The Hill newspaper reports. The National Defense Authorization Act passed in a 299-120 vote, allocating $643 billion to the Defense Department and its …

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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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