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2014-06-24 16:20:47

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The protected communications payload built by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for the U.S. Air Force's third Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite has completed on orbit testing ahead of schedule without any discrepancies, matching the high performance levels of others the company has provided. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Launched Sept. 18, 2013, aboard a United Launch Alliance...

2014-05-21 08:21:59

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two scientific spacecraft and a military communications payload produced by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) are observing major on orbit anniversaries this year as they continue to perform for many additional years beyond their design lives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Photos accompanying this release are available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=25474 -- Chandra...

2014-05-07 16:20:41

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 36,000 integrated circuits fabricated by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for the U.S. Air Force's fifth and sixth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellites are allowing production to ramp up on a broad scale for both payloads. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=25201. Each...

2014-04-09 16:21:59

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) continued its record of shipping Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite payload modules ahead of schedule when the fourth arrived Feb. 11, nearly two months early, at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Sunnyvale, Calif., AEHF system prime contractor. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at...

2014-04-08 12:21:19

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite produced by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] is taking shape after early deliveries of its payload and propulsion core. AEHF-4, expected to launch in 2017, will enable the constellation to reach full operational capability. The propulsion core manufactured by Lockheed Martin and payload produced by Northrop Grumman arrived at the AEHF integration facility in Sunnyvale,...

2014-03-26 12:22:01

Flawless Journey to Orbit Used Industry's Most Powerful Electric Propulsion System SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The third Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite has begun transmitting using its protected communications payload, joining two other satellites undergoing system test in orbit with a suite of user terminals. AEHF satellites are produced by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] for the U.S. Air Force. Launched on Sept. 18, 2013, AEHF-3 arrived in...

2014-03-11 12:20:44

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two downlink antennas that are the fastest of their kind to operate in space are being integrated into the protected communications payload built by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The company delivered the Super High Frequency Array Unit (SAU), as the antennas are called, in early March to AEHF system...

2013-12-27 08:21:13

Terminals transmit emergency messages to aircrews MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), the only provider of fielded Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite terminals that protect the military's most sensitive information, was chosen by the U.S. Air Force under a $134,399,631 contract to develop a terminal that transmits emergency messages to aircrews during nuclear and non-nuclear missions. The Global Aircrew Strategic Network...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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