- Spy Aircraft's 'Openness' Is One of Its Selling Points. Graves, Brad // San Diego Business Journal;5/23/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 21, p4
The article reports on the flexibility of the spy aircraft of Northrop Grumman Corp. named Firebird.
- Northrop Grumman Demostrates Joint STARS, Global Hawk Interoperability. // Helicopter News;3/12/2013, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p3
The article reports that the interoperability of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) and the RQ-4B Global Hawk Block 40 drone aircraft has been demonstrated by Northrop Grumman Corp. in February 2013 in the U.S.
- Northrop Grumman planned. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/21/2006, Vol. 165 Issue 8, p27
The article reports on the plan of aircraft manufacturer Northrop Grumman to roll out its production version of the larger Block 20 RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV in its facility in Palmdale, California. Nine Block 10 aircraft were built, with two dedicated to operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. One of...
- Final Keel Section of George H. W. Bush Lowered. // Welding Journal;Jun2005, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p12
Announces that Northrop Grumman Corp. of Newport News, Virginia, has lowered the final keel section of the George H. W. Bush aircraft carrier into place. Weight of the lower bow unit; Use of modular construction in the construction of aircraft carrier.
- CVN-21 Design Will Improve Flight Operations, Increase Sortie Rates. Fein, Geoff // Defense Daily;3/21/2006, Vol. 229 Issue 54, p6
The article offers information on the development of Northrop Grumman's CVN-2 aircraft carrier. The carrier is being developed for the U.S. Navy. According to Mike Shawcross, Northrop Grumman vice president CVN-21, the firm is meeting all the key performance parameters set by the Navy, including...
- Targets Become UAVs. Fulghum, David A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/28/2003, Vol. 159 Issue 4, p54
In Iraq, Northrop Grumman Corp. once again proved the value of target drones used as UAVs to probe enemy air defenses. Relaxing ever so slightly its grip on information about the recent conflict in Iraq, the Pentagon has released pictures of unmanned target aircraft used in the opening hours of...
- Coronado: Ship's Upgrade Carries $150M Price Tag. Graves, Brad // San Diego Business Journal;11/12/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 46, p19
The article reports on the completion of a sixth-month maintenance for the USS Ronald Reagan, an aircraft carrier based at Naval Air Station North Island, by Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Coronado, California. The carrier has received $150 million in renovations and...
- Northrop Grumman Building Testbed Triton. McCarthy, Mike // Defense Daily;1/8/2013, Vol. 257 Issue 5, p6
The article reports on the plan of Northrop Grumman Corp. to build a Triton unmanned aerial vehicle to utilize a test bed for the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) program of the U.S. Navy.
- Northrop Grumman Gets $1.94 Billion For Carl Vinson Overhaul. // Defense Daily;12/9/2005, Vol. 228 Issue 42, p9
The article reports on a contract awarded to Northrop Grumman by the U.S. Navy for the refueling and complex overhaul of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70). The work will entail the refueling of the ship's reactors, as well as extensive modernization work to more than 2,300...