Northrop Grumman

  • USPS countersues Northrop Grumman for contract overruns

    Nearly six months ago, Northrop Grumman filed a $179 million lawsuit against the U.S. Postal Service, alleging the agency delayed and disrupted its work on a multimillion-dollar contract to create and install high-tech mail sorters. Now, USPS has countered those claims, alleging the company actually owes it millions of dollars because the contract ran over schedule, according to documents obtained by Federal News Radio.

  • 13 defense executives bemoan uncertainty of cuts

    Defense industry executives criticize the impending sequestration, which they say would lead to the loss of more than 1 million defense-related jobs.

  • After cuts, defense contractors report record operating margins

    With a tighter defense budget and the threat of sequestration, defense contractors say they may have to lay off thousands of workers and look for business overseas.

  • In Depth interviews – June 21

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

  • Northrop Grumman scores cryptography contract

    The Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a three-year contract to upgrade cryptography in the country’s intercontinental ballistic missile system.

  • Northrup Grumman to buy M5 Network Security

    The deal will help Northrup broaden its client portfolio amid dwindling defense sales and concerns about sequestration.

  • First quarter mixed for top defense contractors

    Three of the top five U.S. defense vendors — Northrop Grumman Corp., General Dynamics Corp. and Raytheon Co. — had lower sales in the first quarter of 2012, a trend that may continue as the Pentagon cuts its budget, according to a new report from Bloomberg Government.

  • Lockheed joins Northrop, HP for NGEN bid

    Lockheed Martin will join a team of several other large companies in a bid for the Navy’s forthcoming multibillion dollar Next Generation Enterprise Network contract.

  • Navy says CANES network is 44 percent cheaper than expected

    Competition, reliance on commercial technology drove down prices for IT consolidation on ships, Navy official says. The service still is figuring out how to integrate CANES with its NGEN shore-based system. The RFP for NGEN is expected any day.

  • Air Force to upgrade B-2 stealth bomber

    The Air Force’s B-2 stealth bomber fleet is getting ready to go under the knife.