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Air Force Research Lab Tests Engine for Gray Wolf Cruise Missile Program

The Air Force Research Laboratory conducted the first test of a turbojet engine designed to support low-cost cruise missiles as part of the Gray Wolf program, FlightGlobal reported Saturday. AFRL partnered with Northrop Grumman and Technical Directions to design and develop the TDI-J85 engine and associated cruise missiles.

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PredaSAR Names Gen. William Shelton, Lt. Gen. Richard Newton, Maj. Gen. Douglass Raaberg to Board of Directors; Marc Bell

PredaSAR Corporation has appointed three former U.S. Air Force generals, General William Shelton, Lieutenant General Richard Newton and Major General Douglas Raaberg, effective immediately, the company announced on Monday.

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Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, NASA Complete Final ACM Tests for Artemis II Mission; Pat Nolan Quoted

Northrop Grumman, NASA and Lockheed Martin have successfully completed the third and final qualification test of the Attitude Control Motor (ACM) integrated into NASA’s Orion spacecraft Launch Abort System (LAS), Northrop Grumman announced on Thursday

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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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USAF, Northrop Conclude Critical Design Review of Polar Satcom Program

The U.S. Air Force and Northrop Grumman have completed a critical design review under a program that aims to deploy satellite communications payloads in the North Polar Region. The Enhanced Polar System Recapitalization program would deliver eXtended Data Rate payloads that would operate in the region until USAF gets access to polar variants of protected and evolved satcom technology in the 2030s, Los Angeles AF Base said Monday.

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Greg Robinson: NASA Makes Progress in James Webb Telescope Dev’t

Greg Robinson, program director of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, said his team and Northrop Grumman are working on testing and integration towards the observatory spacecraft's launch in March 2021, Space News reported Tuesday. The activities, including optics and instrument integration, took place at Northrop Grumman's facility in Southern California.

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