Business

March 15, 2013

Northrop Grumman names VP of engineering, global product Development

NG-people
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Northrop Grumman announced March 8 that it has appointed Peggy Nelson vice president of engineering and global product development for its Aerospace Systems sector.

In this role, Nelson will lead a sectorwide effort to deliver more reliable, sustainable and affordable products for Northrop Grumman customers.

Nelson comes to the position from her role as vice president and program manager of the company’s advanced mission programs business area. Previously, she was the lead executive for mission assurance, quality systems, engineering capabilities and university alliances for Northrop Grumman’s former Space Technology sector; vice president and Prometheus 1 project manager with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory; and director for the systems development organization in Northrop Grumman’s former Mission Systems sector. Nelson joined the company in 1983.

“In today’s marketplace, successful companies must design and deliver reliable, sustainable and affordable products,” said Tom Vice, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems. “Throughout her career at Northrop Grumman, Peggy has demonstrated incredible leadership and excellent capabilities in building strong teams, enabling innovation to flourish and driving affordability.”

Nelson earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from California State University, Northridge. She also completed the Executive School of Management program at the University of California, Los Angeles.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

Fifth Boeing GPS IIF satellite joins Global Positioning System

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – The accuracy of the Global Positioning System has been improved with the recent handover of a fifth Boeing GPS IIF satellite to the U.S. Air Force. The newest addition to the GPS constellation increases the precision of position, navigation and timing data sent to users around the world. The satellite was...
 
 
Northrop Grumman photograph by Alex Evers

Northrop Grumman ships payload module two months early for AEHF satellite

Northrop Grumman photograph by Alex Evers Integration of the payload module for the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) protected communications satellite underway at Northrop Grumman’s facilities in Redondo B...
 
 

Boeing realigns engineering to enhance customer Support

Boeing announced April 10 it is centralizing customer support for in-service airplanes at its Boeing Commercial Airplanes Engineering Design Center in Southern California, as the company continues to focus on increasing competitiveness while enabling continued growth of the global airline industry. “We’re creating a single location for customer support at the Southern California des...
 

 

Lockheed Martin submits proposal for U.S. Air Force’s satellite hosted payload initiative

Lockheed Martin submitted its competitive proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s Hosted Payload Solutions initiative aimed at leveraging commercial satellites for some government missions. According to the August 1 government solicitation, HoPS will provide the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif. and other U.S. government organizations with “a...
 
 
Lockheed Maritn photograph

Satellite prototype successfully integrated with ground control segment

Lockheed Maritn photograph During Compatibility and Integration Tests ending August 30, 2013, Lockheed Martin’s GPS III Non-flight Satellite Testbed– a full-sized, functional satellite prototype currently residing at Cape C...
 
 

Raytheon advanced military GPS system achieves 2,000th domestic and international delivery milestone

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - Raytheon has delivered its 2,000th Miniaturized Airborne GPS Receiver 2000. Three variants of the MAGR 2000 family of products are currently in service aboard 20 types of fixed-wing and rotary-wing platforms across 16 countries, with a well-established record of excellent performance and reliability. The current MAGR 2000-S24 greatly improves navigation accuracy and...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin