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03/26/15Northrop Grumman Delivers Center/Aft 'Shipset' for First International EA-18G Growler
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has completed and delivered to The Boeing Company a major subassembly of the first of 12 EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft ordered by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). Photos accompanying this release are available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=31672. The subassembly, also known as a shipset, comprises the Growler's center/aft fuselage section, twin ... 
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03/25/15Northrop Grumman Selected to Provide Latest Generation Directional Infrared Countermeasure System for Canadian Chinook Fleet
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced it has been selected by the Royal Canadian Air Force to provide infrared missile protection on its fleet of CH-147F Chinooks. "Battle-tested in the harshest conditions and in use around the world, Northrop Grumman's infrared countermeasure systems have been protecting warfighters for more than 50 years," said Carl Smith, vice president, infrared countermeasures, Northrop Grumman. "This ... 
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03/24/15Northrop Grumman Partners with Center Centre to Develop User Experience Mentoring Relationships
The corporate partnership is a first of its kind for Center Centre MCLEAN, Va., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has entered into a partnership with Center Centre, the user experience design school based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, to build strong mentoring connections, a pipeline of new User Experience (UX) talent and augment innovative approaches within the UX profession. Center Centre is the first school of its kind and Northrop Grumman ... 
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03/24/15Northrop Grumman Engineers Honored by The Engineers' Council
X-47B named Project of the Year LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) engineers were recently recognized by The Engineers' Council for their significant engineering contributions during the organization's 60th annual honors and awards banquets held during National Engineers Week. Photos accompanying this release are available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=31592. The Engineers' Council is an independent, ... 
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03/23/15Northrop Grumman Successfully Completes Qualification of a Radiation Hardened 1Mbit EEPROM Nonvolatile Memory
LINTHICUM, Md., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) recently completed qualification testing of the W28C0108 1Mbit electrically erasable programmable read-only memory (EEPROM) semiconductor device for radiation-hardened space applications. Radiation hardened EEPROMs have long been used in space to hold critical mission data for decades without excessive shielding, rewrite circuits or climate controls. Key features of the company's semiconductor device... 
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03/23/15Northrop Grumman Discusses its Economic Impact at California Aerospace Week
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- California's largest aerospace company, Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), will highlight its significant economic and educational impact on the state during California Aerospace Week in Sacramento, March 23-24. James Zortman, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems' vice president of global logistics and operational support, will discuss the company's numerous facilities in the state, where some of the world's most advanced manned, un... 
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03/23/15Northrop Grumman to Showcase Tomorrow's Solutions for Today's Army Aviation Force at Annual Mission Solutions Summit
Company will highlight numerous capabilities in booth 800 FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight a full range of solutions aimed at providing best-value enhancements and game-changing capabilities during the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) Mission Solutions Summit. The event will be held March 29-31 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Northrop Grumman's boot... 
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03/20/15Northrop Grumman Names Alan Lytle Vice President, Undersea Systems
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has named Alan Lytle vice president, Undersea Systems business unit, for the company's Electronic Systems sector, effective immediately. A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=31551. In his new position, Lytle will have executive responsibility for all Undersea Systems programs and products involving the design, development and pr... 
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03/20/15US Air Force Sustainment Center and Northrop Grumman Enter Into Partnership Agreement
HERNDON, Va., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force Sustainment Center and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) recently signed an enterprise public-private partnership agreement that establishes terms and conditions for future weapon system sustainment activities between the Air Force and Northrop Grumman. The agreement applies to all work between the Air Force Sustainment Center and Northrop Grumman and is expected to significantly improve efficiency by reducing the time a... 
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03/19/15Northrop Grumman Elects Marianne Brown to its Board of Directors
FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced it has elected Marianne Brown, chief operating officer of SunGard Financial Systems, to its board of directors. The addition of Brown increases Northrop Grumman's board of directors to 13 members, 12 of whom are independent directors. A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=31541. "We are pleased that Marianne Brown has... 
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03/19/15Northrop Grumman Wins Recompete to Protect DISA-Managed Networks from Cyber Attacks
Acropolis and Sensor Operations contract enhances global cyber situational awareness and information assurance for the warfighter MCLEAN, Va., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a task order by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to continue its lead role on the Acropolis and Sensor Operations program - a capability that protects DISA-managed networks from cyber-attack and provides global cyber situational awareness for these net... 
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03/17/15Northrop Grumman Awards Scholarships to CyberPatriot VII Winners
Making education a priority to generate tomorrow's cybersecurity workforce MCLEAN, Va., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is helping tomorrow's cyber defenders further their education by awarding nearly $50,000 in scholarships to high school students on the winning teams of the CyberPatriot VII National Finals Competition. Photos accompanying this release are available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=31437. Winners... 
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03/17/15Northrop Grumman Sets 2020 Solid Waste Diversion and Water Use Reduction Goals
FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced today its commitment to two additional 2020 environmental performance goals: to reduce water consumption by 20 percent from 2014 levels and achieve a 70 percent solid waste diversion rate.  These goals complement the company's 2020 greenhouse gas reduction goal, announced last year, to reduce absolute emissions 30 percent from 2010 levels. "Northrop Grumman is committed to environmental sust... 
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03/13/15Northrop Grumman Foundation Launches Middle School Contest to Promote STEM Innovation
Fab School Labs contest gives schools funding to create a first-class STEM learning environment FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Foundation today announced it is launching an online contest to encourage today's students to become tomorrow's innovators by creating classrooms and science labs that inspire. The Fab School Labs contest is open to public middle schools and will make five grants of up to $100,000 available to five winning schools to fund a school l... 
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03/11/15Media, Public Invited to Visit the James Webb Space Telescope Exhibit at South by Southwest
AUSTIN, Texas, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Visit the interactive Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) James Webb Space Telescope exhibit at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Gaming Expo at the Palmer Events Center March 13-15, 2015. Free to the public, the Webb Telescope exhibit will feature a 55-inch touch screen display provided by Microsoft that will show science visualizations and other videos. Visitors can talk with scientists and engineers who will share how Webb will inspire the next g... 
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03/06/15Northrop Grumman Corporation Commits Support to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education Center in California
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is proud to support northern California's Powerhouse Science Center with a $50,000 development contribution. In collaboration with the center, Northrop Grumman seeks to spark great ideas into the minds of tomorrow's engineers and scientists. A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=31228. "As a partner in local California communit... 
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03/05/15Northrop Grumman Licenses Patented Technology to Improve Cooling of Electronic Modules for Commercial, Military Applications
LINTHICUM, Md., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has licensed its air-flow-through (AFT) cooling technology, used to improve the cooling of high-power electronics, to GE Intelligent Platforms. AFT technology improves the air cooling of advanced electronic modules by incorporating a novel heat exchanger design that helps protect the modules. AFT is capable of 175 watts of cooling per module and meets the electronic industry's VMEbus International Trade A... 
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03/05/15Northrop Grumman Wins US Navy's Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program Contract
LINTHICUM, Md., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $267 million contract by the U.S. Navy to develop and manufacture the next-generation surface electronic warfare system.   The Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 3 will enhance the AN/SLQ-32 electronic warfare attack system through a series of upgrades that add new technologies and capabilities for early detection, signal analysis, threat warning and protection... 
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03/04/15Global Hawk Sees Decrease in Cost Per Flight Hour amidst Increased Operational Tempo
SAN DIEGO, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) autonomous unmanned aircraft system (UAS) had another remarkable year in 2014, with a significant decrease in cost per flight hour coupled with a sharp increase in flight hours. The Global Hawk program has brought the system's cost per flight hour down to the point of being half the cost of the manned alternative. The aircraft also saw close to a 40 percent increase in flight hours f... 
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03/03/15Northrop Grumman Highlights New Air Traffic Control Communication Portfolio at World ATM Congress 2015
LONDON, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) U.K.-based air traffic communication systems subsidiary, Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems, will be showcasing its new air traffic control (ATC) communications portfolio, Park Air Sapphire, at the air traffic management (ATM) exhibition and conference, World ATM Congress in Spain. Park Air Sapphire is a solution-driven portfolio of products and services aimed at providing ATC communication systems with compone... 
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03/03/15Northrop Grumman Foundation Continues Strong Commitment to CyberPatriot with Multi-Year Grant Through 2019
- Youth cyber STEM initiative fuels worldwide need for cyber defenders - Extraordinary growth - more than 200 percent worldwide since 2010 FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northrop Grumman Foundation announced today its continuing support to the CyberPatriot program with a multi-year grant that extends its role as presenting sponsor through CyberPatriot XI in 2019. Created by the Air Force Association (AFA), CyberPatriot is the national youth cyber education progr... 
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03/02/15Northrop Grumman's Katherine Pendergraph Receives Asian-American Most Promising Engineer of the Year Award
LOS ANGELES, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) employee Katherine Pendergraph received the Most Promising Engineer of the Year award at the 14th annual Asian-American Engineer of the Year (AAEOY) award ceremony, held this weekend in Los Angeles. The AAEOY Award recognizes outstanding Asian-American professionals for their leadership, technical achievements and public service in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). A ph... 
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02/26/15Northrop Grumman's AstroMesh(R) Reflector Successfully Deploys for NASA's SMAP Satellite
CARPINTERIA, Calif., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory successfully deployed the mesh reflector and boom aboard the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) spacecraft, a key milestone on its mission to provide global measurements of soil moisture. Launched on January 31st, SMAP represents the future of Earth Science by helping researchers better understand our planet. SMAP's unmatched data capabilities are enabled in part by the largest spinning mesh reflector ev... 
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02/25/15Northrop Grumman and UAE's Higher Colleges of Technology Extend STEM Partnership
Fifth annual Innovation Challenge inspires students across the UAE to 'Learn by Doing' ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) today, renewing their joint commitment to advancing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the UAE. Photos accompanying this release are available at:  http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediag... 
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02/24/15Northrop Grumman LITENING Advanced Targeting System Achieves Two Million Operating Hour Milestone
Targeting and ISR system reaches major milestone with greater than 98 percent availability ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In the life cycle of every military system, some milestones stand out as signature achievements. One million operating hours is one of them – and Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) fielded AN/AAQ-28(V) LITENING pods have hit that number for the second time. "This is a significant milestone for the LITENING program and our team is proud t... 
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02/23/15Northrop Grumman Celebrates Engineers Week 2015
Company's engineering employees align for innovation activities and community outreach across the U.S. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) employees will come together this week, Feb. 23-28, for community outreach and innovation activities in celebration of Engineers Week. Northrop Grumman is a longtime supporter of the annual weeklong national event, which brings engineering to life for kids, educators and parents and promotes engineering caree... 
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02/23/15Northrop Grumman Highlights Global Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Capabilities at Australian International Air Show
MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight key capabilities and programmes at the Australian International Air Show including unmanned aircraft systems; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR); radars and sensor systems; and infrared countermeasures. "The Australian International Air Show provides an excellent opportunity to showcase our comprehensive capabilities," said Ian Irving, chief executive, Northrop Grumma... 
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02/23/15Northrop Grumman Unveils Citadel Enterprise Battle Command System at IDEX
Company to demonstrate revolutionary missile defence C2 capability designed for combined operations ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is introducing its Citadel Enterprise Battle Command System at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) 2015, taking place Feb. 22-26. Northrop Grumman's Citadel Enterprise Battle Command System is a rapidly deployable and mobile command and control (C2) system th... 
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02/22/15US Air Force Global Hawk unmanned aircraft flies in to Australia's Avalon Air Show
Event marks first time an operational system displayed at an international air show MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) landed Feb. 21 at the Avalon Airport in Australia for display at the Australian International Air Show. The system's ability to conduct high-altitude surveillance missions for greater than 30 hours is ideally suited for the vast Asia-Pacific region. Ph... 
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02/20/15Northrop Grumman Extends Air Traffic Communication Coverage at Incheon Control Centre, South Korea
LONDON, Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) U.K.-based air traffic management communications systems subsidiary, Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems, has been awarded a contract by South Korea's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport to provide additional air traffic communication system sites for delivering ground-to-air communications for the Incheon, South Korea air traffic control centre. The contract was awarded following an international com... 
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02/19/15Northrop Grumman Elects James S. Turley to its Board of Directors
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced today that it has elected James S. Turley, former chairman and chief executive officer of Ernst & Young, to its board of directors. The addition of Turley increases Northrop Grumman's board of directors to 12 members, 11 of whom are independent directors. A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=30882. "We are deligh... 
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02/18/15Northrop Grumman Delivers 1,000th Distributed Aperture System for the F-35
On-time delivery milestone highlights the maturity of the DAS technology ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Feb. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking another on-time delivery, Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) recently supplied the 1,000th AN/AAQ-37 Distributed Aperture System (DAS) sensor for integration on the F-35 Lightning II aircraft. The six infrared DAS sensors on the F-35 provide full spherical situational awareness to the pilot, day and night. The DAS provides a revolutionary capability ... 
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02/17/15Northrop Grumman Board Declares Quarterly Dividend
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.70 per share on Northrop Grumman common stock, payable March 18, 2015, to shareholders of record as of the close of business March 2, 2015. Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial... 
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02/17/15Northrop Grumman Awards 90 Engineers for Proficiency and Innovation
"Engineers Choice Awards" presented to top Northrop Grumman aerospace engineering professionals REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Feb. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) recently hosted its second annual "Engineers Choice Awards" event recognizing the achievements of more than 90 top aerospace engineers. The company's peer-recognition program identifies and celebrates individual engineers as well as engineering teams for exemplary technical accomplishments and demonstratio... 
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02/17/15Northrop Grumman Appoints Steve Hogan and John Parker to New Leadership Roles in Technical Services Sector
HERNDON, Va., Feb. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has named Steve Hogan, vice president, global sustainment and John Parker, vice president and general manager, Integrated Logistics and Modernization (ILM) division for the company's Technical Services sector, effective March 7. Photos accompanying this release are available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=30807. In this newly created role, Hogan will be responsible for lea... 
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02/17/15Northrop Grumman's Hemispherical Resonator Gyro Marks 30 Million Operating Hours in Space
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Feb. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) hemispherical resonator gyro (HRG), which is used for commercial and military space applications, recently achieved 30 million hours of continuous operation without a single mission failure. A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=30788. Since February 1996, the HRG has been a vital component of Northrop Grumman's Scalable... 
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02/16/15Northrop Grumman to Feature Global Defence Capabilities at IDEX 2015
- IDEX to be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre Feb. 22-26 - Northrop Grumman to exhibit in U.S. pavilion booth 02-A10, stand CS-2 - Signing ceremony for pace-setting Innovation Challenge program set for Feb. 24 FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will showcase a range of systems including airborne early warning and control, C4ISR, radars, defence electronics, cyber security and an upgraded helicopter cockpit at the Int... 
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02/13/15Northrop Grumman to Participate in Barclays 2015 Industrial Select Conference
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will participate in the Barclays 2015 Industrial Select Conference on Thursday, Feb. 19. Ken Bedingfield, corporate vice president and chief financial officer, and Steve Movius, corporate vice president and treasurer, will present beginning at 11:25 a.m. Eastern time. The presentation will be webcast live at www.northropgrumman.com. Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innova... 
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02/11/15Northrop Grumman Cryocoolers Onboard the Japan Meteorological Agency Satellite, Himawari-8, Become 18th and 19th Units to Operate in Space without a Failure
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) continues its record of success in space cryocoolers with the latest units to become operational on-orbit. Photos accompanying this release are available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=30678. Northrop Grumman's cryocoolers enable the operation of the Advanced Himawari Imager (AHI), built by Exelis, Inc., by creating the extremely cold temperature required for its... 
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02/11/15Northrop Grumman Wins Contract to Support Critical IRS Infrastructure
MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $62.2 million dollar contract by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to support the IRS in building and delivering an integrated and shared IRS infrastructure. Under the five-year contract, Northrop Grumman will provide information technology, professional services and subject matter expertise in the areas of architecture, engineering and development services. A task order under the TIPPS-... 
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02/11/15Northrop Grumman to Feature Key Capabilities at Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium
Booth #104 will highlight company's focus on performance, innovation to deliver affordability ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) exhibit this week at the Air Force Association's (AFA) Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando will experience a unique commemoration to the B-2 Spirit's 25th anniversary of first flight. The company's exhibit will also highlight its innovation and heritage in stealth technology, pilot training, advanced airc... 
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02/09/15Three Northrop Grumman Employees Receive Top Awards at 2015 Black Engineer of the Year Conference
WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) employees Philip Lovell, Tizoc Loza and Zachary Barnett received top awards at the 29th annual Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Global Competitiveness Conference held this weekend in Washington, D.C. BEYA acknowledges excellence in accomplishments in STEM fields. Additionally, six Northrop Grumman employees were recognized as BEYA Modern-Day Technology ... 
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02/09/15Northrop Grumman to Showcase Maritime Defense Capabilities at WEST 2015
Full-spectrum cyber, CANES, and unmanned to be featured at booth #1203 SAN DIEGO, Feb. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is highlighting key maritime defense capabilities during the 25th Western Conference and Exposition (WEST 2015), taking place Feb. 10-12. The conference will focus on "Lower Budgets and Higher Demands: How Do the Sea Services Strike the Right Balance?" Northrop Grumman is a Platinum sponsor of the conference and its exhibit is located in... 
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02/03/15Northrop Grumman Prices $600 Million Debt Offering
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced today that it has priced a $600 million underwritten public offering of 3.85% senior unsecured notes due April 15, 2045. Northrop Grumman expects to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, including funding a $500 million voluntary contribution to its pension plans and debt repayment. The offering is expected to close on Feb. 6, 2015, subject to customary cl... 
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02/03/15NASA's SMAP Satellite Successfully Launches with Northrop Grumman AstroMesh(R) Reflector
CARPINTERIA, Calif., Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 30th, NASA successfully launched the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) spacecraft from Vandenberg Air Force Base, on its mission to provide global measurements of soil moisture. A key feature of the spacecraft is the first application of the new AstroMesh-Lite® reflector, produced by Astro Aerospace, a Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) company. This ultralight and extremely stiff reflector is ideally suited for high frequency commun... 
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02/02/15Northrop Grumman's APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar Production to Begin for International F-16s
Following the successful design review phase, SABR readies to support warfighters with unprecedented radar capabilities BALTIMORE, Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than four months after completing all design reviews, Northrop Grumman's (NYSE: NOC) APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) has received its first production order from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). Under the terms of the contract, Northrop Grumman will provide 142 radars to Lockheed Martin as part of the Taiwan Air Force F-... 
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02/02/15Northrop Grumman to Deliver Additional Mission Packages for US Navy Littoral Combat Ship Program
BETHPAGE, N.Y., Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has received a $21.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy for two additional Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) mission packages. As the mission package integrator, the company will deliver one mission package for surface warfare and one for mine countermeasures. The capabilities contained in the various mission modules directly support the three LCS primary missions – surface warfare, mine countermeasures and anti... 
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02/02/15Northrop Grumman Receives US Navy Contract to Begin Production of Additional Airborne Laser Mine Detection Systems
BETHPAGE, N.Y., Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has received a contract from the U.S. Navy for the continued production of the AN/AES-1Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS). The contract includes the production of five ALMDS pod subsystems, support equipment, spares, and technical support. The ALMDS is mounted on an MH-60S helicopter. Flying over sea lanes, it finds and geolocates mine-like objects with its pulsed laser light and streak tube rece... 
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01/30/15Northrop Grumman to Participate in Cowen and Company 36th Annual Aerospace/Defense & Transportation Conference
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will participate in the Cowen and Company 36th Annual Aerospace/Defense & Transportation Conference in New York on Thursday, Feb. 5. Jim Palmer, corporate vice president and chief financial officer, and Ken Bedingfield, corporate vice president, finance, will present beginning at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time. The presentation will be webcast live at www.northropgrumman.com. Northrop Grumman is a leading... 
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01/30/15Northrop Grumman Appoints Frank Spina Managing Director, Northrop Grumman Italia
POMEZIA, Italy, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has named Frank Spina managing director of the company's navigation systems subsidiary in Italy based in Pomezia, effective immediately. A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=30395. In his new position, Spina is responsible for overall leadership of Northrop Grumman Italia's programmes and operations. The subsidiary provides high-... 
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01/29/15Northrop Grumman Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Financial Results
- Q4 EPS Increase 17 Percent to $2.48; 2014 EPS Increase 17 Percent to $9.75 - Q4 Sales Total $6.1 Billion; 2014 Sales Total $24.0 Billion - Q4 Free Cash Flow1 of $1.2 Billion; 2014 Free Cash Flow1 of $2.0 Billion - 4.5 Million Shares Repurchased in Q4 for $599 Million; 21.4 Million Shares Repurchased in 2014 for $2.7 Billion - 2014 Weighted Average Shares Outstanding Decrease 9 Percent - 2015 EPS Guidance of $9.20 to $9.50 FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- North... 
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01/27/15Northrop Grumman, US Missile Defense Agency Successfully Complete Command Cyber Readiness Inspection
Passing inspection signifies a facility and its networks compliant for cybersecurity COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) provided invaluable assistance for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) Excellent rating from the Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI) conducted on the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center (MDIOC) networks at Schriever Air Force Base. The CCRI evaluates a site's compliance with informatio... 
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01/27/15Northrop Grumman Awarded Cyber Security Contract by UK Government
LONDON, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is among the companies that have been awarded a contract by the government of the United Kingdom to provide a range of cyber security solutions. Under this competitively awarded, seven-year framework contract, Northrop Grumman will provide engineering and development services in support of data security and information assurance. "As a long-standing partner with the U.K. government, we are proud to have been ... 
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01/26/15Northrop Grumman Names Heather M. Crofford Vice President and CFO, Enterprise Shared Services
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Heather M. Crofford vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) for its Enterprise Shared Services (ESS) organization, effective March 9. She will report to Ken Bedingfield, vice president, finance for Northrop Grumman. She replaces Donald E. McHugh, Jr. who has been appointed vice president, business operations director and controller of National Security Technologies LLC, a joint ventur... 
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01/21/15Northrop Grumman Names Bridget Coulon, Vice President, Human Resources, for its Corporate Office and Enterprise Shared Services
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Bridget Coulon, vice president, human resources for its corporate office and Enterprise Shared Services (ESS) organization, effective immediately. She will report to Denise Peppard, corporate vice president and chief human resources officer. A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=30206. "Bridget has many years of h... 
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01/20/15Northrop Grumman Names Brett B. Lambert Vice President, Corporate Strategy
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Brett B. Lambert vice president, corporate strategy, effective Jan. 26. He will report to Mark A. Caylor, corporate vice president, president of Enterprise Services and chief strategy officer. Lambert replaces Stanley R. Szemborski who has retired from the company. A photo accompanying this release is available at:  http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=30156. In t... 
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01/20/15Northrop Grumman Appoints Ron Foudray, Vice President, Business Development of its Information Systems Sector
MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) today announced it has appointed Ron Foudray as vice president, business development, for its Information Systems sector. A photo accompanying this release is available at:  http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=30155. Leveraging more than 25 years of experience in new business development, market planning, strategic partnerships and business strategy, Foudray will have executive res... 
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01/15/15Northrop Grumman Names Tom Jones Vice President and General Manager, Advanced Concepts & Technologies
BALTIMORE, Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has named Thomas H. Jones, vice president and general manager, Advanced Concepts & Technologies (AC&T), for the company's Electronic Systems sector, effective immediately.     A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=30106. In this new position, Jones will have executive responsibility for all AC&T strategic planning, activit... 
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01/15/15Northrop Grumman Wins ICBM Ground Subsystems Support Contract with Potential Value of $963.5 Million
HERNDON, Va., Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) a contract for the support of Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground Subsystems. Northrop Grumman is the sole award recipient for the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract that is worth $963.5 million, with an initial award value of approximately $4.4 million. The work will be performed by Northrop Grumman personnel at Hill Air Force Base, U... 
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01/09/15Northrop Grumman Announces Webcast, Conference Call of Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2014 Financial Results
- Northrop Grumman's Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2014 Financial Results to be Webcast Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at Noon Eastern time FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will announce its fourth quarter and year-end 2014 financial results on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. The company's conference call will be held at noon Eastern time the same day. Wes Bush, chairman, chief executive officer and president, and Jim Palmer, chief financ... 
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01/05/15Northrop Grumman Appoints Kevin Mitchell Vice President of Global Supply Chain
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has announced the appointment of  Kevin Mitchell as vice president of global supply chain in its Aerospace Systems sector, effective immediately, replacing Lisa Kohl, who has announced her retirement from the company. A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=29852. "Kevin has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of global ... 
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