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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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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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Navy, Air Force Advance Nuclear Triad Modernization Efforts

Officials said the Air Force and the Navy are accelerating efforts to deliver new platforms designed to replace legacy systems of the U.S. nuclear triad, National Defense reported Friday. Vice Adm. Johnny Wolfe, director of strategic systems programs for the Navy, said the service considers the procurement of Columbia-class submarines a top acquisition priority and plans to have the lead boat ready by 2031.

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