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Northrop Grumman demonstrates compact, rugged solid-state laser for military applications

Posted May 11, 2012 by Staff

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Northrop Grumman has test fired the first product in its next-generation FIRESTRIKE™ family of high-energy...

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Thanksgiving dinner held for single airmen

Posted November 30, 2012 by Sarah Corrice

Members of the Los Angeles Air Force Base spouses club and base senior leaders share a Thanksgiving meal with single airmen, Nov. 18. The annual dinner was held in the enlisted billeting on Fort MacArthur.  

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Northrop Grumman-built CERES sensor makes ‘first light’ observation

Posted March 26, 2012 by Staff

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. ““ Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System, the Northrop Grumman-built instrument aboard NASA’s Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite, was activated and has delivered its first images. The CERES…

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Boeing completes fifth GPS IIF satellite for U.S. Air Force

Posted June 22, 2012 by Staff

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Boeing has completed the fifth of 12 Global Positioning System IIF satellites the company is building for the U.S. Air Force. The spacecraft was built at the Satellite Development Center in El Segundo, Calif., using the GPS IIF pulse-line manufacturing approach, which draws on commercial production line practices to build satellites…

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Furlough impacts LAAFB facility hours, closures announced

Posted June 28, 2013 by

Due to the upcoming Department of Defense-wide furlough, the hours at many Los Angeles AFB facilities will change. The closures are set to begin the week of July 8 in conjunction with the start of the civilian employee furlough. Under the furlough, civilian employees will be off work for up to 11 unpaid days between…

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Seal Beach joins with community for tree planting

Posted April 13, 2012 by by PO1 Eli Medellin

Sailors assigned to Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Calif., and members of the community worked together March 31 to enhance the view at a vacant corner on base near a busy public intersection. Volunteers planted 24 western…

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Congressman visits SMC

Posted August 31, 2012 by Air Force photograph by Joe Jaurez

Congressman Henry Waxma toured the Schriever Space Complex at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., this past Aug. 6.

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Historic battleship becoming Naval museum in Southern California

Posted May 25, 2012 by by Eric Risberg

Firing its 16-inch guns in the Arabian Sea, the USS Iowa shuddered. As the sky turned orange, a blast of heat from the massive guns washed over the battleship. This was the Iowa of the late 1980s, at the end of...

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Successful Northrop Grumman 2012 holiday giving campaign shows commitment to communities, those in need

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REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Employees of Northrop Grumman’s Aerospace Systems sector continued their tradition of bringing seasonal cheer to people in need during this year’s holiday giving campaign. The company’s employee-driven program, active for more than 50 years, made the holidays easier by donating prepaid phone cards, new toys and gifts of food to communities…

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Boeing to build four satellites for Asia Broadcast Satellite/Satmex Team

Posted March 26, 2012 by Staff

First order for Boeing 702SP ‘small platform’ satellite Expands range of power available in Boeing satellite portfolio Two satellites can launch together on one rocket EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Boeing has been awarded a four-satellite contract, with options for four additional satellites, through a joint procurement by Asia Broadcast Satellite and SatÈlites Mexicanos (Satmex). Financial…

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