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2014-06-05 12:20:48

Increased efficiencies allow company to steadily increase rate of production. PALMDALE, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has marked another significant production milestone for the F-35 Lightning II program by delivering its 150(th) center fuselage to F-35 prime contractor Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). The center fuselage is the core structure around which the aircraft is built. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO...

2014-06-02 08:38:10

Web-enabled, net-centric environment allows contingency and crisis action planning MCLEAN, Va., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) to enhance and maintain the Global Adaptive Planning Collaborative Information Environment (GAP CIE) software system with a five year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract valued at up to $98 million. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO GAP CIE offers a...

2014-05-27 12:20:45

SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has built and demonstrated a unique communications capability for the U.S. Department of Defense that enables fifth-generation aircraft to share information through existing data links with fourth-generation fighters to improve situational awareness and combat effectiveness. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The F-22 Raptor and the F-35 Lightning II are the world's only...

2014-05-13 16:20:56

BUCHAREST, Romania, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Romania was officially welcomed into the Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] F-16 family at a reception preceding the Black Sea Defense Aerospace tradeshow here today. The Romanian Air Force is the 28(th) customer of the most widely used 4(th) generation multi-role fighter in the world. Romania signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance with the U.S. Government in December 2013 which provides programmatic support to a U.S.-approved third party...

2014-04-22 23:16:13

The daylong seminar is free to all veterans and will be held at Club Hood on Tuesday, May 6. Fort Hood, TX (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 USAA is sponsoring the upcoming post-military career planning seminar for exiting soldiers, facilitated by veteran-owned-and-operated management consulting firm Afterburner®. The Military Leader Transition Seminar is open to transitioning leaders from all ranks, and will be held from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 6 at Club Hood in Fort Hood, Texas. The partnership...

2014-04-03 12:21:48

SAN DIEGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has completed a series of flight tests demonstrating the first production Smart Node Pod for the U.S. Air Force. Smart Node Pod is an aircraft-mounted airborne communications system that allows real-time information to be exchanged among many disparate military and commercial radios and different datalinks, extends the network to the forward edge of the battlefield and relays full-motion video....

2014-03-24 00:20:13

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Republic of Korea has formally selected the Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) F-35 Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program. "We are honored by and appreciate the trust and confidence the Republic of Korea has placed in the 5(th) Generation F-35 to meet its demanding security requirements. We look forward to supporting the discussions between the Republic of Korea and U.S. governments in support of a final...

2014-03-17 12:20:13

ORLANDO, Fla., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force declared initial operational capability (IOC) for Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Sniper(®) Advanced Targeting Pod - Sensor Enhancement (ATP-SE) and has now deployed the system to support combat operations in theater. An enhanced configuration of Sniper ATP, Sniper ATP-SE provides U.S. Air Force strike fighter and bomber aircraft with advanced modes for non-traditional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance;...

2014-03-11 08:21:39

Distributed Flight Simulator Program Requires Real-Time Network Connectivity and Performance to Conduct Virtual Aircraft Training Exercises BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced Northrop Grumman Corporation has selected the company to deliver network services as part of the defense contractor's multi-million dollar agreement with the U.S. Air Force to support their distributed simulation training network....

2014-03-04 16:25:11

DUBLIN, Mar. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hrwjkv/smart_weapons ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Smart Weapons Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The nature of warfare has changed drastically since 9/11. The threats faced are uncertain; the battlefield is often the urban environment and population centers; and the...


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