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2014-04-24 12:22:15

Top rated aerospace and defense company; moves up from 29th in 2013 FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been ranked 28th on DiversityInc's annual list for the Top 50 Companies for Diversity. The company moved up one spot in the rankings from 2013 and remained the top rated aerospace and defense company. Northrop Grumman was also named one of the top ten companies for employee resource groups and veterans....

2014-04-24 08:46:14

New approach promises reduced maintenance costs, increased mission flexibility OKLAHOMA CITY, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has successfully completed a major U.S. Air Force review of a new software upgrade for the B-2 stealth bomber. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The upgrade is part of the Air Force's Flexible Strike Phase 1 program. It is the first step in a process that will help increase the jet's mission...

2014-04-24 08:22:58

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a low-rate initial production contract from the U.S. Navy to deliver FlightPro((TM)) Gen III mission computers in support of AH-1Z and UH-1Y Marine Corps helicopters. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=24940. Under the $10.6 million...

2014-04-22 16:32:58

CANBERRA, Australia, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the University of Sydney have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to explore areas of common interest in providing educational, research initiatives and training programs that build local capacity across various sectors in Australia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at...

2014-04-22 12:26:26

Keynotes Include Air Force Under Secretary Eric Fanning, NATO Assistant Secretary General Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and Corporation for Public Broadcasting CEO Patricia Harrison WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior communications and public affairs officers will present at the 5(th) National Summit on Strategic Communications on May 8-9 in Washington DC when 100 leaders and CEOs from corporate, military and government organizations in the USA, Europe, Russia, Asia and Africa...

2014-04-22 12:21:53

FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced today its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 percent from 2010 levels by 2020, as part of its commemoration of Earth Day. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO "Northrop Grumman is dedicated to top performance in environmental sustainability," said Wes Bush, chairman, chief executive officer and president. "This new goal sets the bar...

2014-04-17 20:20:35

Company's centers of excellence will drive efficiency and affordability for its customers ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) dedicated its new Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence in St. Augustine today, which builds upon the company's 34-year legacy of operations there. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at...

2014-04-14 12:21:21

PALMDALE, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students from Antelope Valley area high schools proved on April 5 that imagination and dedication can ignite innovation. Competing in the annual Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) High School Innovation Challenge (HSIC), the students took on an engineering problem with limited budget, resources and time. The challenge is modeled each year after a current Northrop Grumman program or engineering capability....

2014-04-10 23:00:24

Sean O’Keefe, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Airbus Group, Inc., has been awarded National Defense Industrial Association’s (NDIA) prestigious James Forrestal Industry Leadership Medal in recognition of his support of a strong national security and furtherance of American global leadership. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) has awarded The Honorable Sean O’Keefe, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Airbus Group, Inc., the...

2014-04-10 16:20:32

U.S. Navy, Northrop Grumman and industry recognized for outstanding achievement in aeronautics ARLINGTON, Va., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) has selected the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration (UCAS-D) team to receive the 2013 Robert J. Collier Trophy, aviation's highest honor. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at...


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Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
2013-09-24 15:48:13

The Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout is an unmanned autonomous helicopter that is used by the United States Armed Forces for reconnaissance missions, situational awareness, and targeting assistance for ground, air, and sea bound soldiers. There are four variants of this UAV, two of which were derived from Schweizer helicopters. The first MQ-8 version, known as the RQ-8A, was used after the Navy retired their RQ-2 Pioneers. The Navy wanted an updated UAV with specific guidelines, including...

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