2018 Summer Reunion

About 100 of your fellow retirees got together for our annual reunion on July 8 at the Southend Raquet and Health Club.  The closure and renovation of the Proud Bird, and now the closure of the Ports O’Call restaurant, eliminated two of our favorite gathering spots. Fortunately, our events committee, led by Marcy Morrison, identified new … Read more

Northrop Grumman to Acquire Orbital ATK

Northrop Grumman has announced intent to acquire Orbital ATK for $9.2B in cash and debt. Orbital ATK is a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies.  The company designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation systems for customers around the world, both as a prime contractor and merchant supplier.  Its main products include launch … Read more

Bringing Protected Satellite Communications to the Tactical User: Industry Team Successfully Tests Low Cost Terminal with On-Orbit AEHF Satellite

Northrop Grumman is the world-leader in protected satcom, having built the payloads for the Milstar I and AEHF satellites. These satellites provide protect, jam resistant, low probability intercept/detect communications to both strategic and tactical military users through the use of advanced waveforms and sophisticated algorithms. The result is a highly sophisticated which can restrict the … Read more

Sunshield Layers Fully Integrated on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

The five sunshield layers responsible for protecting the optics and instruments of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope are now fully installed. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), which designed the Webb telescope’s optics, spacecraft bus, and sunshield for NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, integrated the final flight layers into the sunshield subsystem. For more information, go … Read more