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Northrop Grumman Awarded US$88-Million Navy Contract

Integrated bridge: File image

According to the US Department of Defense, Navy, Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Charlottesville, Va., is being awarded an $88,153,800 contract to acquire integrated bridge systems and steering/ship control systems, related hardware and associated services. DoD explains that the systems are comprised of chart servers, network interface boxes, flat panel displays, radar systems, navigation software, ship control software, global positioning systems, weather sensors, depth sensors, speed sensors, digital compass systems, ship control display systems and sonar systems.

HII & Northrop Grumman Awarded Navy Contracts

In the latest announcement of US Department of Defense, Navy, contracts, Huntington Ingalls Inc. and Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $7,319,933 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-12-C-2101) for planning and design yard functions for standard Navy valves in support of nuclear-powered submarines. Work will be performed in Newport News, Va., and is expected to be completed by September 2014. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity. Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Charlottesville, Va., is being awarded an $8…

Latest DofD Navy Contracts

Navy contracts have been awarded, amongst others, to Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. to provide LCS mission modules, and to Electric Boat Corp. for Virginia-class submarine spare parts manufacture and procurement. Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $25,272,171 modification under previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-6311) to provide three mission modules, support containers and engineering and production planning services for mission packages that will deploy from and integrate with the littoral combat ship. Work will be performed in Huntsville, Ala. (48 percent); Portsmouth, Va. (30 percent); Bethpage, N.Y. (18 percent); Manchester, N.H. (2 percent); and Hollywood, Md. (2 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2015.

Northrop Grumman to Evaluate Underwater Naval Transport

controllable, high-speed underwater transport. and evaluation program to establish the potential of a new technology. the water, thereby reducing drag and increasing vehicle speed. specialized military cargo at speeds up to 100 knots. vehicle. University's Applied Research Laboratory in State College, Pa. Mass. and Technology business unit. The contract comes with two 15-month options. scale and establish the detailed design of the demonstrator vehicle. would operate at 100 knots for durations of up to 10 minutes. potential value of all three phases is $45.8 million.

Navy Awards Design Contracts for UCLASS Carrier Development

Unmanned X-47B on flight deck: Photo credit USN

The Navy has awarded four Preliminary Design Review (PDR) contracts for the Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (UCLASS) air vehicle segment. UCLASS will be the first deployed carrier-based unmanned air system. It will provide persistent, unmanned, semi-autonomous, carrier-based Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Targeting (ISR &T) with precision strike capability to support 24/7 carrier operational coverage. The four $15 million firm-fixed price contracts were awarded to Boeing Co., General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., Lockheed Martin Corp.

Sperry Marine Wins $40m Navy Deal

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Sperry Marine, Charlottesville, Va., is being awarded a $40,305,984 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for engineering and technical services in support of the analysis, repair, alteration, maintenance and product improvement on existing Sperry Marine Integrated Bridge System (IBS) and steering/ship control systems equipment. The contract shall provide engineering and technical services, including material, in support of the analysis, repair, alteration, maintenance and product improvement on the existing Sperry Marine manufactured IBS and the steering/ship control systems installed on U.S. Navy vessels and at land based test facilities.

Northrop Grumman Awarded $15m Naval Contract

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. is being awarded a $15.4m cost-plus-award-fee modification under previously awarded contract to exercise an option to provide integration services for mission packages that will deploy from and integrate with the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). The contract comes from The Naval Sea Systems Command. This modification supports the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Mission Module Program Office (PMS 420), Program Executive Office, Littoral and Mine Warfare. LCS Mission Packages will be optimized for flexibility in the littorals. Work will be performed in Washington, D.C. (43 percent); Bethpage, N.Y. (32 percent); Panama City, Fla. (19 percent); Hollywood, Md. (2 percent); San Diego, Calif. (2 percent); and Dahlgren, Va.

Northrop Grumman Wins Navy Deal

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Linthicum, Ms., is being awarded a $9.7m cost-plus-fixed-fee task order for Aperstructures. "Aperstructures" is an Office of Naval Research coined word developed from the concept of incorporating the structural component of an aperture into the load carrying members of a ship's superstructure. The Aperstructures program herein addresses risk reduction for the incorporation of large and small arrays into a notional superstructure. This program will demonstrate the structural integrity of the integrated radar/structure analytically and with verification through testing. Work will be performed in , and work is expected to be completed Aug. 2011. Contract funds in the amount of $9,771,525 will expire at end of current fiscal year.

Northrop Grumman Names a Managing Director

FREIBURG, Germany - Northrop Grumman Corporation has appointed Eckehardt Keip as managing director of Northrop Grumman Holding GmbH, which includes operating entities Northrop Grumman L.E.F. GmbH and Northrop Grumman LITEF GmbH. Keip has been managing director of Northrop Grumman LITEF in Freiburg for nearly eight years; and, in his new, expanded role, he will be responsible for leading all areas of the company's Navigation Systems Division operations throughout Germany. "This strategic new appointment will unite and centralize all of our operations in Germany under Eckehardt Keip's leadership," said Liz Iversen, vice president and general manager of Northrop Grumman's Navigation Systems Division. Northrop Grumman L.E.F.

U.S. Navy Selects Northrop Grumman to Provide Next Generation C4ISR Systems Development

advanced technologies for the U.S. computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems. operations during network-centric warfare. Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center, San Diego, Calif. base year of the five-year contract is valued at approximately $3 million. $17 million. 1990. Systems, Northrop Grumman IT. architectures. agencies provide tasking under the program. the Global Command and Control System-Maritime and Marine Corps subsystems. factors, simulation and technology transfer. Grumman IT's Communication and Information Systems Division. Northrop Grumman IT facilities in San Diego. Star Engineering, Bedford, Ind.; and Veridian, Arlington, Va.

Northrop Grumman Earns Suez Canal Contract

Northrop Grumman to Supply Marine Navigation Equipment for Suez Canal Authority. Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Marine business unit has won orders to supply navigation equipment to the Suez Canal Authority for tugboats and other assorted workboats. The orders include radar upgrades for 10 boats, and complete integrated bridge systems (IBS) for four new builds. The IBS is based on Northrop Grumman's VisionMaster FT navigation technology with TotalWatch multifunction workstations, which include electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS), radars, conning displays and interfaces with positioning, heading, speed and depth sensors. The orders were won through Radio Holland Egypt (RHE), Northrop Grumman's sales and service representative in Egypt.

Northrop Grumman Awarded Contract for UK Aircraft Carriers

LONDON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Sperry Marine business unit has signed a full production contract for the Integrated Navigation Bridge System (INBS) for the U.K. Ministry of Defence's (MoD) Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) Aircraft Carrier Programme. The company also signed a design phase contract for the Navigation Lights, Shapes and Sounds (NLSS). Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine will build and deliver the complete INBS, including electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS-N (U.K.)) for the new aircraft carriers. The system will include navigation planning, electronic charts and radar displays, as well as a comprehensive set of sensors and software.

Northrop Grumman Names LaBarge as Preferred Supplier

Northrop Grumman Corporation'sElectronic Systems sector has awarded Preferred Supplier status to LaBarge, Inc. Northrop Grumman utilizes its Preferred Supplier Program to develop strategic relationships with high-performing suppliers. "We are pleased to recognize LaBarge for its outstanding performance," said Bob Savage, manager of procurement at Northrop Grumman's Electronic Systems sector. Northrop Grumman has selected less than 200 out of 2,000 production suppliers for its Preferred Supplier Program. advanced quality practices, technology, cost, stability and leadership. LaBarge manufactures and tests sophisticated postal sorting equipment on a turnkey basis for Northrop Grumman. integrates them into complete infeed units of the mail sorting machines.

Diakun Named VP at Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Corporation has appointed Peter C. Diakun to vice president of platform integration and technology development. He reports to Eric Womble, vice president of the advanced capabilities group for Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, the newly-formed sector of Northrop Grumman Corporation, is made up of the former Northrop Grumman Ship Systems and shipbuilding sectors. Diakun's responsibilities include leading technology development and platform integration programs for the and shipyards. Specific programs include warfare systems, networks, integrated power, operations research, operational capabilities analysis, and modeling and simulation.

Northrop Grumman To Sell Cruise Ship Assets to NCL

ship program at the company's Ship Systems sector here to Norwegian Cruise Line. equipment and materials, as well as material acquired by Northrop Grumman for a planned second ship. employees are currently preparing the cruise ship for launch and towing. The company does not expect the sale to impact previously announced financial guidance. In May, the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) conducted an auction for the cruise ship and associated materials. MARAD directed Northrop Grumman Ship Systems to proceed unilaterally with the disposition of the vessel. Northrop Grumman had previously been under contract to American Classic Voyages Company to construct two 1,900-passenger vessels. after AMCV filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Good As Gold

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Gold Team was chosen by the U.S. Navy to complete the system design for the Navy's advanced, 21st century surface combatant, DD(X). The project replaces the $25 billion DD-21 program of land-attack destroyers that was scrapped last fall. Northrop Grumman's Ship Systems sector will lead the system design, engineering prototype development and testing of the DD(X) System under a $265 million contract awarded today by the Navy. The team includes Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) as mission systems integrator and more than 30 of the nation's top engineering and maritime industrial companies. The initial design contract has a total value of approximately $2.9 billion over four years. "We are very pleased and proud that our DD(X) Gold Team was selected by the Navy.

Northrop Grumman Delivers IBS for Magayacht

Northrop Grumman Delivers Integrated Bridge System for Turkish Megayacht. Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Sperry Marine business unit has delivered a state-of-the-art suite of navigation electronics for a new megayacht being built by Proteksan-Turquoise Yachts in Turkey. The new megayacht is being equipped with a complete Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine VisionMaster FT integrated bridge system (IBS) with TotalWatch multifunction displays. All system components are type-approved to meet International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) performance standards. The system links together all of the bridge subsystems and sensors in a highly integrated Ethernet network…

Northrop Get Navy 'Star Wars' Laser Contract

Prototype Laser Weapon on US Warship: Photo credit USN

The U.S. Navy selects Northrop Grumman for the initial phase of the Solid State Laser Technology Maturation (SSL-TM) program. SSL-TM is a research and development project to mature solid-state, high-power laser weapon systems and components for ship defense. This selection is the first step in the development of a Prototype Laser Weapon System by the Office of Naval Research (ONR). This developmental effort will pave the way for a future Navy program that will integrate laser weapon systems on existing and future ships.

UK Submarines to Get Northrop Grumman PMS

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been selected to supply the Platform Management System (PMS) for the Royal Navy's fifth Astute-class submarine, Anson. Northrop Grumman's Sperry Marine business unit will supply the PMS for Astute Boat 5 under a performance partnering arrangement (PPA) with BAE Systems Maritime-Submarine. BAE Systems will install the PMS equipment, which controls and monitors the submarine's platform machinery and onboard systems, at its shipyard in Barrow-in-Furness, U.K. The contract also includes software, safety case, equipment and obsolescence management. The Astute-class is the Royal Navy's latest series of nuclear-powered hunter-killer submarines. Northrop Grumman's Sperry Marine business unit previously supplied the PMS for Astute Boat 4, Audacious.

Northrop Grumman Extends Tender Offer

Newport News Shipbuilding Inc. (NYSE: NNS) from Oct. 18, 2001, to Oct. 2001, at midnight E.D.T. had been tendered to Northrop Grumman as of 5:00 p.m. E.D.T. on Oct. guaranteed delivery. Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $15 billion, global aerospace and defense company with its worldwide headquarters in Los Angeles. solutions in defense and commercial electronics, systems integration, information technology and non-nuclear shipbuilding and systems. 80,000 employees and operations in 44 states and 25 countries, Northrop Grumman serves U.S.

Northrop Grumman, NNS To Talk

Northrop Grumman Corporation said on Friday that it was pleased with the decision by Newport News Shipbuilding's Board of Directors to pursue discussions with Northrop Grumman regarding the company's previously announced proposed acquisition of Newport News. Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $15 billion global aerospace and defense company with its worldwide headquarters in Los Angeles. Northrop Grumman provides technologically advanced, innovative products, services and solutions in defense and commercial electronics, systems integration, information technology and non-nuclear shipbuilding and systems. With 80,000 employees and operations in 44 states and 25 countries, Northrop Grumman serves U.S. and international military, government and commercial users.

Northrop Grumman Turbine Generators Selected for USN ORP

Northrop Grumman selected to provide turbine generator units for U.S. Northrop Grumman Corporation announced it has been awarded a contract by shipbuilder General Dynamics Electric Boat to complete detailed design and subsequent manufacturing, assembly, qualification and delivery of the first turbine generator units for the Ohio Replacement Program (ORP), the U.S. Navy's next-generation ballistic nuclear submarine. The turbine generators provide all of the submarine's propulsion and other electrical power requirements.

Northrop Grumman Awarded Navy IT Contract

Contract document: File photo

Grumman Corporation informs it has been selected by the US Navy as one of five contractors for the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) full deployment production contract to upgrade cybersecurity, command and control, communications and intelligence (C4I) systems across the fleet. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity multiple award contract has a potential value of $2.5 billion over eight years. "Northrop Grumman is deeply committed to helping the Navy transform its afloat C4I computers and networks into a single integrated…

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