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Northrop Grumman to develop new atom-based magnetic sensor

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – Northrop Grumman has been selected by the Office of Naval Research to develop a new cost-effective atom-based magnetic sensor, or magnetometer, for antisubmarine warfare operations. The highly sensitive magnetometer will be part of a magnetic anomaly detection system mounted on helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles or submarines. Whether in the air above…

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Northrop Grumman donates printers to Los Angeles area schools

Posted July 20, 2012 by Staff

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – Northrop Grumman’s Woodland Hills, Calif., facility recently donated more than 60 lightly used printers and copy machines to Value Schools, a nonprofit corporation that operates two...

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Crews rush to clean up former California nuke lab

Posted August 23, 2013 by Alicia Chang

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. – The sun was barely up at a former Cold War rocket test site when crews in hard hats, neon vests and steel-toe boots collected jars of dirt as part of a massive effort to clean up from a partial nuclear meltdown a half century ago. Parties that inherited the toxic mess…

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Northrop Grumman, Space Foundation to create Science Center at Space Foundation headquarters

Posted April 27, 2012 by Staff

Northrop Grumman is donating $375,000 to create a science center and teaching lab at the Space Foundation’s Colorado Springs, Colo., world headquarters. To be known as the Northrop Grumman Science Center, the facility will include a Science on a Sphere(TM) laboratory and a teaching facility that will be used for science, technology, engineering and mathematics…

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month kicks off

Posted October 26, 2012 by Joe Juarez

National Disability Employment Awareness Month kicks off with a reading of the presidential proclamation and cake cutting ceremony at the Los Angeles Base Exchange Oct. 1. Left to right: Valerie Robinson, Corey Webber, Capt. Meo McGrath, Nina Smith, Myra Ford, Linda Vanifh, Augustin Velez and Tommy McInnis.  

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Boeing receives DARPA airborne satellite launch study contract

Posted June 8, 2012 by Staff

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Boeing has been awarded an 18-month study contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to evaluate technologies for on-demand small satellite launch systems. Under the Airborne Launch Assist Space Access contract, worth about $4.5 million, Boeing will analyze affordable, aircraft-based satellite launch platforms that can quickly deploy small satellites or…

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Greeting visiting students

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Fifty one volunteers welcomed 156 middle school boys and girls to Mclean Lab, during the 2013 Young Engineers and Scientists! conference April 20 at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif.

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First Boeing 702 medium power satellite sends initial signals from space

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Boeing has received the first on-orbit signals from Intelsat 22, the first of a series of 702MP (medium power) satellites it is delivering for Intelsat. The signals…

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NASA commercial partner SpaceX completes Dragon design review

Posted July 20, 2012 by Staff

HAWTHORNE, Calif. – NASA partner Space Exploration Technologies has completed an important design review of the crewed version of its Dragon spacecraft. The concept baseline review presented NASA with the primary and secondary design elements of its Dragon capsule designed to carry astronauts into low Earth orbit, including the International Space Station. SpaceX is one…

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Northrop Grumman delivers AEHF Flight 4 antenna precision pointing unit

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Northrop Grumman recently delivered an electronics unit that precisely positions a highly sophisticated suite of antennas for the U.S. Air Force's fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite.

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