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2014-09-18 16:20:29

PALMDALE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has completed a flight from California to Maryland. The UAS flew 11 hours from the Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) facility in Palmdale to Naval Air Station Patuxent River to start its next phase of testing, moving the program closer toward operational assessment. Northrop Grumman is the prime contractor for the Navy's MQ-4C Triton UAS program....

2014-09-11 16:20:46

PALMDALE, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman's (NYSE: NOC) Palmdale Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence partnered with the Los Angeles County Air Show to present scholarships to local high school seniors seeking a higher education with an emphasis in science, technology, education and math (STEM). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is located at:...

2014-07-17 20:20:34

B-2 bomber inspires employees, guests with re-enactment of the historic first takeoff PALMDALE, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For several goose bump-filled minutes today at U.S. Air Force Plant 42, it was July 17, 1989, all over again. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Photos accompanying this release are available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=26558 Just as they had on that historic day 25 years ago, several thousand...

2014-07-03 12:20:50

PALMDALE, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle Seahawk football player DeShawn Shead spoke to intern students, military personnel and employees about the value of top performance during a visit to Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Palmdale Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Photos accompanying this release are available at:http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=26308 Shead was part...

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....

2014-03-17 08:22:17

PALMDALE, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Palmdale has recognized Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) commitment to the Antelope Valley with a commendation for the company's designation of its Palmdale site as one of two Aircraft Integration centers of excellence in the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO This month marks the anniversary of the site being named an Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence. Northrop Grumman's...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'