The Aero Club of So Cal Announces Wes Bush is 38th Recipient of the Howard Hughes Memorial Award

The Aero Club of Southern California cordially invites you to attend a reception and dinner honoring the 38th recipient of the Howard Hughes Memorial Award Wes Bush Wednesday evening, February l, 2017 6 PM Cocktails · 7 PM Dinner Jonathan Club Downtown Business Attire – Jacket, Tie Required Wes Bush, chairman, CEO and president of Northrop Grumman Corporation, … Read more

Aerospace Systems Leadership Changes–Tim Frei Named Sector Vice President of Global Strategy and Mission Solutions

Global Strategy and Mission Solutions leadership alignment driven by growth and opportunity As we continue to address the dynamic opportunities ahead for Aerospace Systems, I am pleased to announce the following sector leadership changes, effective immediately. Tim Frei will assume the role of sector vice president of Global Strategy and Mission Solutions, replacing Mary Petryszyn … Read more

Air Force, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman Celebrate 100 Years of Flying Protected Satellite Communications

Milstar and the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) system cumulatively achieve 100 years on orbit COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — When it comes to transmitting sensitive information in highly contested areas, the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) system and Milstar satellites are proving their value, achieving 100 years of combined successful operations. Designed … Read more

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Viking 1 Landing on Mars

  June 19th Viking I entered orbit around Mars , and July 20 celebrates ‘40 Years On Mars’ for the Viking I. Those events were followed by Viking Orbiter II insertion on Aug. 7, and another successful landing on September 9 of Viking II. Viking was a collaborative effort between many NASA Centers and Contractors, led by the … Read more

US Air Force Awards Northrop Grumman GPS III Space Vehicle Alternatives Program Study Contract

The Air Force’s 26-month contract aims to improve GPS resiliency and affordability 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The United States Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a 26-month study contract based on the company’s innovative proposal for the next-generation Global Positioning System (GPS) III program. This award follows the Air Force’s request for proposals … Read more

Northrop Grumman’s Thomas E. Vice Recognized by USC Viterbi School of Engineering with Management Award

LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE:NOC) Thomas E. Vice, corporate vice president and president, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, has received the 2016 Daniel J. Epstein Engineering Management Award from the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering. Yannis C. Yortsos (L), dean of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, … Read more

Gabe Watson Rejoining Engineering & Global Product Development Organization

Gabe Watson will rejoin the Engineering and Global Product Development (E&GPD) team to increase performance on current programs and new business captures as vice president of the newly formed Mission Systems Engineering and Integration group, reporting to Stuart Linsky, sector vice president, E&GPD.  Gabe’s Sensing Systems portfolio will be assumed by Bob Mehltretter, vice president, … Read more

GAO Upholds LRS-B Award to Northrop Grumman

The General Accounting Office has denied the Boeing protest of the LRS-B contract award. In a released statement, NG stated: “Northrop Grumman is pleased that the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has denied Boeing’s protest and reaffirmed the Air Force’s decision to award Northrop Grumman the Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B) contract. This confirms that the … Read more