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NASA, Northrop Set Launch of Next Cygnus Resupply Mission for Aug. 10th

Cygnus Spacecraft

Northrop Grumman is set to deliver another batch of NASA's science investigations, supplies and equipment to the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday, Aug. 10th. Northrop's Cygnus spacecraft will lift off onboard its Antares rocket from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia as part of the company's 16th commercial resupply mission.

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Northrop Grumman Awarded $80M U.S. Army Contract For Visible and Infrared Spectrum Flares

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Northrop Grumman Corporation announced on Friday that the company was awarded a five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) U.S. Army contract award worth up to $80 million for the production of the M257 visible spectrum flare, M278 infrared spectrum illuminating flare and the newly designed M278A1 infrared spectrum illuminating flare.

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Oceanographic Research Center Licenses Northrop’s Power Connector Tech; Andrew Hamilton Quoted

Underwater Electrical

A nonprofit oceanographic research center in Moss Landing, California, secured rights to use technology designed by Northrop Grumman to facilitate underwater electrical connections as part of a non-exclusive licensing agreement. The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute plans to further develop and apply the NiobiCon technology to power autonomous underwater vehicles intended for deep-ocean studies.

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Kathy Warden, Northrop Grumman CEO, Explains Defense Tech Development

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Kathy Warden, chief executive officer of Northrop Grumman and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient recently addressed how the development of defense technologies will drive industry mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity over the next two decades. Additionally, this development spike will present new entrants in the realm of cyber and artificial intelligence (AI), as well as increase government-industry collaboration.

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NASA Discusses Northrop Grumman’s Mission to Space Station

Commercial Space Stations

NASA will host a media teleconference to discuss science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on Northrop Grumman’s 15th commercial resupply mission for the agency to the International Space Station (ISS), NASA reported on Thursday. Northrop Grumman has projected its launch of the Cygnus spacecraft no earlier than Feb. 20, 2021.

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USAF Downselects Northrop Grumman as Sole Contractor for F-16 Electronic Warfare Suite

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The U.S. Air Force has downselected Northrop Grumman to complete the final project efforts to provide the electronic warfare suite for the service branch’s F-16 fighter aircraft fleet, the company reported on Monday. Northrop Grumman’s offering will work to protect pilots from radio frequency-guided weapons by detecting, identifying and defeating advanced threat systems.

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Northrop Grumman Completes First Flight for GSMP

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Northrop Grumman has successfully completed the first flight for the Global Hawk Ground Station Modernization Program (GSMP). “New, modern ground stations for Global Hawk will significantly improve the system and allow operators to more efficiently deliver timely ISR data to warfighters and connect the joint force through its global communications node mission,” said Leslie Smith, vice president Global Hawk, Northrop Grumman.

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Northrop Grumman, NASA Complete Last Sunshield Deployment Test for James Webb Space Telescope

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Northrop Grumman Corporation and NASA have successfully completed the final sunshield deployment test on the James Webb Space Telescope, the company reported on Friday. The successful test will prepare the telescope for launch in 2021. “The success of this important milestone demonstrates the rigor and dedication of the Northrop Grumman and NASA team,” said Scott Willoughby.

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Northrop Grumman Wins US Army Contract to Deliver XM813 Bushmaster Chain Guns

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Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army to deliver 95 XM813 Bushmaster Chain Guns as part of the Stryker Medium Caliber Weapon System 30mm Lethality Upgrade program. “We are committed to ensuring our U.S. warfighter remains ahead of emerging threats, and the XM813 will deliver overmatch and greater standoff range for Stryker crews,” said Jennifer Zonneveld, director for Bushmaster Chain Guns, Northrop Grumman.

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Northrop Grumman Completes Initial Development MQ-4C Triton NITE

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Northrop Grumman Corporation has completed initial development of the MQ-4C Triton Network Integration Test Environment (NITE). The Triton NITE is located at Royal Australian Air Force Base Edinburgh in South Australia. Chief Information Officer Group (CIOG) will begin development of the Triton network design for Australia and test basic Triton network configuration settings.

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