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2014-02-26 12:20:32

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has named Don J. Chavez, vice president, associate general counsel and sector counsel for its Technical Services sector, effective March 22. Chavez will report to Sheila C. Cheston, corporate vice president and general counsel. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at...

2014-02-18 20:22:45

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.61 per share on Northrop Grumman common stock, payable March 19, 2014, to shareholders of record as of the close of business March 3, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems,...

2014-02-18 08:20:56

Individual $10,000 scholarships to be awarded over four years to one student from each of Maryland's 23 counties and Baltimore City LINTHICUM, Md., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Applications are now being accepted for the 12(th) annual Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) Engineering Scholars competition, which will provide $240,000 in college scholarships across Maryland this year to promising high school seniors interested in studying engineering. (Logo:...

2014-02-13 12:21:12

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Air Force for purchase and sustainment of its embedded global positioning/inertial navigation systems (EGI). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) Photos accompanying this release are available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=23611. Under an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ)...

2014-02-10 20:20:05

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Thomas P. Mendez, Jr., vice president and controller of its Aerospace Systems sector. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) A photo accompanying this release is available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=23535. In this role, Mendez will be responsible for financial planning and analysis; financial reporting and accounting;...

2014-02-10 12:20:55

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) employees Art Lofton, Robyn De Wees, Calvin Pennamon, Gerard Spivey and Gregory West received top awards at the annual Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) STEM Global Competitiveness Conference held Feb. 6-8 in Washington, D.C. BEYA acknowledges excellence in accomplishments in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. An additional 15 Northrop Grumman employees were recognized...

2014-02-05 16:20:21

Northrop Grumman Foundation and Conservation International program enters its third year FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In their continuing effort to help teachers develop the next generation of scientists, Northrop Grumman Foundation and Conservation International (CI) announced that applications for the 2014 ECO Classroom experience are now being accepted through March 31. Four teams of four teachers will be selected for an all-expenses-paid trip from July 7-20 to...

2014-01-31 12:20:21

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will participate in the Cowen and Company 35(th) Annual Aerospace/Defense & Transportation Conference in New York on Thursday, Feb. 6. Jim Palmer, corporate vice president and chief financial officer, will present beginning at 1:20 p.m. Eastern time. The presentation will be webcast live at www.northropgrumman.com. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO)...

2014-01-29 12:20:36

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) recently provided grants worth nearly $7,000 to support two science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educational initiatives and one job training program in Salt Lake City. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) A photo accompanying this release is available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=23285 Northrop Grumman awarded a...

2014-01-22 04:20:08

LONDON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract by Dubai Airports for the delivery of the Analytics module of its Airport Realtime Collaboration (ARC) suite to Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) Northrop Grumman's Airport Systems group in the U.K. provides ARC, a software solution that delivers accurate and timely information aiding airport stakeholders to...


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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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