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2014-10-22 08:21:28

DUBLIN, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Maritime Security Market by Technologies and Systems, by Services, by Categories, and by Region - Global Market Forecast & Analysis (2014 - 2019)" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Various governments, regulatory bodies, and international trade/industry bodies are evaluating on how best to alleviate the risks in the maritime region. The risks in the...

2014-10-21 12:21:03

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) employees in Salt Lake City recently collected more than 2,500 pounds of food donations for Utah Food Bank. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=28477. The week-long food drive, which incorporated friendly competition among departmental teams, was part of the...

2014-10-21 08:22:27

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been selected by Airbus Helicopters to certify and deliver its new LCR-350 Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS) for several helicopter platforms. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Developed by Northrop Grumman's subsidiary in Germany, Northrop Grumman LITEF, the LCR-350 AHRS can be used in civil and military applications on rotary- and fixed-wing platforms,...

2014-10-20 08:20:52

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association announced today that CyberPatriot, the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition, closed out their registration period with more than 2,150 teams hailing from all 50 states, Canada and DoD Dependent Schools in Europe and the Pacific. CyberPatriot is beginning its seventh competition season with a 40 percent increase in total registrations from last year, reaching thousands of students in the United States and...

2014-10-19 16:20:12

SINGAPORE, Oct. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is expanding its support for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education across the globe by sponsoring the Maritime RobotX Challenge in Singapore, Oct. 20-26. Bringing together 15 teams of university students from five countries (United States, Singapore, Korea, Japan and Australia), RobotX challenges each team to develop and test a highly-capable unmanned surface vessel (USV)....

2014-10-16 20:20:24

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has received Milestone C approval for its Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (JCREW) Increment 1 Build 1 (I1B1) system from the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The JCREW I1B1 system is a jammer that defeats devices used to trigger improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Northrop Grumman developed...

2014-10-16 16:21:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) employees recently accepted awards from the Association of Old Crows (AOC) for outstanding contributions to the field of electronic warfare (EW). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Photos accompanying this release are available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=28415. Ken Collyer, director of rotary wing and unmanned aerial systems EW business...

2014-10-16 12:21:20

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has provided $70,000 to the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) to conduct research on cyber protection. Under the nine-month pilot program, the UCCS College of Engineering and Applied Science will explore and develop technology for enhancing data security and resiliency applicable to Defense Department networks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo...

2014-10-16 08:22:10

PALMDALE, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy's second MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has successfully completed its first flight. Operating out of a manufacturing facility in Palmdale, a Navy and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) flight test team conducted the 6.7-hour flight Oct. 15. The flight is a critical first step in preparing the aircraft to fly to a Navy facility in Maryland later this month. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO...

2014-10-15 12:20:48

AZUSA, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $422 million contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to produce sensor payloads on the fifth and sixth Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellites, known as GEO-5 and GEO-6. The U.S. Air Force's SBIRS provides the nation with continuous early warning of ballistic missile launches and other tactical intelligence....


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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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