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2014-09-18 16:20:29

PALMDALE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has completed a flight from California to Maryland. The UAS flew 11 hours from the Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) facility in Palmdale to Naval Air Station Patuxent River to start its next phase of testing, moving the program closer toward operational assessment. Northrop Grumman is the prime contractor for the Navy's MQ-4C Triton UAS program....

2014-09-15 12:21:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) a $354 million primarily firm-fixed-price contract to expand their RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) fleet by three aircraft. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Global Hawk operates multiple sensors simultaneously to gather intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data. The new aircraft are Multi-INT models that carry...

2014-08-27 08:21:41

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) high altitude long endurance (HALE) series safely surpassed 100,000 combat/operational support hours. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=27320. The Air Force Global Hawk fleet logged more than 88...

2014-06-25 16:21:31

ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) recently presented the 2014 Elmer A. Sperry Junior Navigator of the Year Award for 2014 to Midshipman Robert Francisco Yerkes-Medina in ceremonies at the U.S. Naval Academy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=26162. The award recognizes a member of the graduating...

2014-06-17 08:21:04

Integrating advanced radar onto the MQ-8B Fire Scout SAN DIEGO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the U.S. Navy demonstrated a new multimode maritime surveillance radar on the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter that will drastically enhance long-range imaging and search capabilities for Navy commanders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at:...

2014-06-09 12:21:12

SAN DIEGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, the U.S. Air Force awarded the prestigious Dr. James G. Roche Sustainment Excellence Award for superior performance in aircraft maintenance and logistics readiness to the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk high altitude, long endurance unmanned aircraft program produced by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The Sustainment Excellence Award is named for...

2014-05-28 08:21:39

Flight record is more than 50 percent above those recorded for Global Hawk in 2013 SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) High Altitude Long Endurance (HALE) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) series, which includes the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk, set a new record for mission hours flown in one week, logging 665 hours flying operational and exercise missions during the week ending Feb. 23....

2014-05-28 08:21:08

OTTAWA, Ontario, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is collaborating with Diamond Aircraft Industries, Inc., to deliver new intelligence-gathering aircraft capabilities to Canadian and international markets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO As part of this effort, Northrop Grumman will establish a presence in Ontario, near Diamond Aircraft's production facility at London International Airport. "Diamond Aircraft has a long...

2014-04-07 08:21:13

SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will build five additional U.S. Navy MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters, which allow ship commanders to extend their intelligence-gathering capabilities far beyond the horizon. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release can be found here: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=24624 Final assembly of the aircraft will take place at...

2014-04-04 08:21:40

LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Engineers' Council recognized Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) employees for their notable engineering contributions during the organization's 59th annual honors and awards banquet during National Engineers Week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Based in California's San Fernando Valley, The Engineers' Council is an independent, nonprofit group dedicated to advancing the art and science of engineering. This year,...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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