Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman is an American global aerospace and defense technology corporation, headquartered in West Falls Church, Virginia.

Northrop Grumman is a global security company providing systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, space, strike, and logistics.

Core Capabilities

Space

From advanced threat detection to secure communications, Northrop Grumman works on a variety of survivable and rapidly reconfigurable systems that provide critical support needed for mission assurance.

Strike

Northrop Grumman leads an industry team that is working with the Air Force on the B-2 Spirit. In January 2019, Northrop Grumman was awarded a $1.3 billion upgrade and sustainment contract for its Litening advanced targeting pod.

Logistics and Modernization

Northrop Grumman is a provider of logistics solutions for global defense and federal-civil customers.

Autonomous Systems

Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems on land, at sea, in the air, and in space. These systems operate in areas and environments where manned vehicles cannot, allowing for prolonged missions, and helping reduce risk to human lives.

Cyber

Northrop Grumman has invested in research areas such as identity management, situational awareness, modeling and simulation, cloud security, and supply chain.

C4ISR

Northrop Grumman is a provider of C4ISR systems. The company delivers analysis systems through advanced communications payloads and integrated solutions that support the U.S. and allied forces.

Timeline

People

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Role
LinkedIn

Kathy J. Warden

CEO, President

Wes Bush

Chairman

Further reading

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Companies

Company
CEO
Location
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3001 International

Bart Bailey

Fairfax, Virginia

Government, Information Technology, Software

Comptek Research

Buffalo, New York

Electronics

Confluent RF Systems Corp.

Jay Kreps

Melbourne, Florida

Manufacturing

Data Procurement Corp.

Laurel, Maryland

Data Integration, Information Technology

Essex Corporation

Evan Waldman

Columbia, Maryland

Government, Information Technology, Software

Federal Data Corp.

Bethesda, Maryland

Information Services, Information Technology

Fibersense Technology

Canton, Massachusetts

Information Technology, Manufacturing

Integic Corporation

Chantilly, Virginia

Enterprise Software

Litton Industries

Ronald Sugar

Woodland Hills, California

Electronics, Manufacturing

Logicon

Ronald M. Anders

Fairfax, Virginia

CRM, Information Technology

M5 Network Community

Canberra, Australia

Analytics, Security, Software

Navia Aviation

Oslo, Norway

Aerospace

Newport News Shipbuilding

C. Michael Petters

Newport News, Virginia

Fleet Management, Marine Technology, National Security

Orbital ATK

David W. Thompson

Washinton D.C. Metro Ara

Aerospace, Space Travel

Quantas Defence Services

Alan Joyce

New South Wales, Australia

Aerospace

Ryan Aeronautical

San Diego, California

Aerospace

Scaled Composites

Ben Diachun

Mojave, California

Aerospace, Mobile, Travel

Sonoma Photonics

Mark Madigan

Santa Rosa, California

Electronics, Manufacturing

TRW Automotive Holdings

Franz Kleiner

Livonia, Michigan

Aerospace, Automotive, Construction, Electronics, Manufacturing, Public Safety

Xinetics, Inc.

Mark Ealey

Los Angeles, California

Electronics, Health Care, Information Technology, Manufacturing

XonTech

Kim Byung Jin

Van Nuys, California

Intelligent Systems, National Security

News

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February 15, 2020
news.google.com
The launch of Northrop Grumman's Cygnus Cargo craft was scheduled for 9 February, but it was cancelled due to a ground support equipment issue.
Marcia Dunn
February 15, 2020
CTVNews
A cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Saturday, carrying candy and cheese to satisfy the astronauts' cravings.
By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer
February 14, 2020
Houston Chronicle
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - High wind delayed Northrop Grumman's supply run to the International Space Station on Friday. The weather was OK at the launch pad on Wallops Island, Virginia, but upper-level winds exceeded safety limits. The company will try again Saturday at 3:21 p.m. - an easy-to-remember 3-2-1. It will be Northrop Grumman's third attempt in under a week to launch its Antares rocket with a Cygnus capsule on top. Sunday's try was interrupted by pad equipment concerns, then bad weather moved in. The delivery includes nearly 4 tons of experiments and gear, as well as candy and cheese for the three station astronauts. ___ The Associated Press Health and Science Department receives support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Department of Science Education. The AP is solely responsible for all content.
By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer
February 10, 2020
Houston Chronicle
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Northrop Grumman delayed a space station delivery from Virginia on Sunday because of trouble with ground equipment. The company came within two to three minutes of launching a cargo ship from Wallops Island to the International Space Station for NASA. With rain and clouds in the forecast this week, the launch was bumped to at least Thursday.. The capsule atop Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket holds 4 tons of supplies, including cheese and candy for the three space station residents. The astronauts were monitoring the countdown, but the live video feed cut off and they did not learn about the delay until Mission Control radioed the news a half-hour later. SpaceX also is under contract with NASA to deliver station supplies. Its next shipment is in March. ___ The Associated Press Health and Science Department receives support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Department of Science Education. The AP is solely responsible for all content.
By Jonathan Chadwick For Mailonline
February 3, 2020
Mail Online
Artistic renders provided by the US Air Force provide a rare glimpse at the upcoming $600 million B-21 Raider stealth bomber as it would appear in three US air base hangars.
Darrell Etherington
December 12, 2019
TechCrunch
Space industry heavyweight Northrop Grumman has signed a costumer for the launch of its first OmegA rocket, a medium/heavy lift launch vehicle that it's currently readying for flight with a target of spring 2021 for its first ever flight. OmegA will unlock additional payload capacity vs. the launch systems that Northrop Grumman has developed and [...]
Kris Osborn
November 4, 2019
Fox News
Army is preparing to incinerate enemy weapons "targets" in an upcoming in a "lase-off" firing of its emerging Stryker-armed 50-kilowatt laser weapon designed to destroy drones, helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft and incoming enemy missiles.
Marcia Dunn
November 2, 2019
Global News
The space station is currently home to three Americans, two Russians and one Italian.
Marcia Dunn / AP
November 2, 2019
Time
A supply ship launched to the International Space Station with sports car parts, an oven for baking and a vest to protect against radiation.
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YouTube
On Sat., Nov. 2 at 9:59 a.m. EDT, Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft are scheduled to launch from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on...
November 1, 2019
news.yahoo.com
When Northrop Grumman launches a robotic Cygnus cargo capsule to the International Space Station on Saturday morning, it'll mark one giant leap for one small satellite built by students at the University of Washington and Seattle's Raisbeck Aviation High School. The 7-pound HuskySat-1 is among
Eric Berger
November 1, 2019
Ars Technica
"They're two years older than us, and they have yet to reach orbit."
Genevieve Scarano
October 22, 2019
Geek.com
Blue Origin is partnering with industry giants Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Draper to build a human-capable lunar landing system for moon trips. Jeff Bezos, founder of Blue Origin, unveiled the lunar lander ...
September 23, 2019
WebWire
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) a $141 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) task order for new LITENING advanced targeting pods and upgrades that will bring existing pods up to the current configuration. "LITENING was designed for, and has provided, an affordable and rapid upgrade path to our users," said Brent Toland, vice president, land and avionics C4ISR, Northrop Grumman. "This task order demonstrates the enduring value and p...
Eric Berger
September 20, 2019
Ars Technica
"We don't want to rely on just one system."
BRPH Architects-Engineers, Inc.
September 16, 2019
www.prnewswire.com:443
MELBOURNE, Fla., Sept. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BRPH Architects-Engineers, Inc. (BRPH) is proud to support Northrop Grumman on the Ground Based Strategic...
Eric Berger
August 23, 2019
Ars Technica
Four different Chinese companies have launched rockets in the last 10 months.
August 6, 2019
WebWire
Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) hemispherical resonator gyro (HRG), a sensor known for its unmatched reliability on commercial, government and civil space missions, has reached 50 million operating hours in space without a single mission failure. Aboard more than 200 spacecraft, the company's HRG technology has contributed to the success of spacecraft and satellites orbiting Earth, and on interplanetary and deep space missions, for almost 25 years. The HRG is a key element in N...
August 2, 2019
WebWire
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will be showcasing its robust portfolio of multi-domain air, space and missile defense solutions at next week's Space and Missile Defense (SMD) Symposium. Located at Von Braun Center in downtown Huntsville from Aug. 6-8, Northrop Grumman (Booth #601) will present advanced, end-to-end capabilities for layered protection against maneuvering, hypersonic and ballistic missile threats, as well as unmanned aerial systems and rocket, artillery and mortar...
July 26, 2019
WebWire
Lockheed Martin's Radar Sensor Systems market segment has been awarded a contract from Northrop Grumman worth over $600 million for multi-year production (MYP) of 24 additional APY-9 radars for the U.S. Navy's E-2D aircraft program. It's also known as the Advanced Hawkeye program. The APY-9 radar program is nearing completion of a current five-year production contract in 2020, and this new award calls for another five years of production - with deliveries spanning from 2021 to 2025. The...
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