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Keyboard wars: US turns to rookies as cyber threats worsen
On guard: The threat of cyber attacks has become a greater concern than terrorism, says top US intelligence official James Clapper.
Sat May 18, 2013
San Diego Source
Companies can greatly benefit from share repurchases
Cash rich companies are faced with a number of challenges in deciding what to do with the money in the bank.
Fri May 17, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
US stocks advance as gauges rise
U.S. stocks advanced Friday, putting the Standard & Poor's 500 Index on track for its fourth straight week of gains, as gauges for leading indicators and consumer sentiment advanced more than estimated.
Northrop Grumman Announces Additional $4 Billion Share Repurchase...
Northrop Grumman Corporation announced today that its board of directors has authorized an additional $4 billion for the repurchase of the company's common stock.
The Mississippi Press
Australian government looking into purchase of Northrop Grumman-built MQ-4C drones
Northrop Grumman employees mate the fuselage with the wings of a Triton unmanned aircraft at the company's production facility in Palmdale, Calif.
Thu May 16, 2013
U.S. lawmakers blast Air Force moves on cancelled Northrop drone
Two U.S. lawmakers urged Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to ensure that the Air Force complied with a law requiring the service to buy three high-altitude Global Hawk unmanned planes built by Northrop Grumman Corp that it had tried to cancel.
UPDATE 1-Northrop aims to buy back 25 pct of shares by end of 2015
U.S. arms maker Northrop Grumman Corp said on Thursday it plans to buy back 25 percent of its outstanding shares by the end of 2015, after its board of directors approved $4 billion in further share repurchases.
Northrop Grumman brings new radar capabilities to F-16 aircraft
Northrop Grumman's scalable agile beam radar designed for the F-16 fighter aircraft now demonstrates fifth generation fighter radar capabilities, the Falls Church-based company announced Wednesday.
Navy Preps Drone for First Carrier Landing
The U.S. Navy plans to fly the drone that was the first unmanned jet to take off from an aircraft carrier on a series of tests that will culminate in its first-ever landing aboard a ship this summer, an official said.
Wed May 15, 2013
Rupert Murdoch buys Bel Air wine estate
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has purchased Moraga Estate vineyard in Bel Air, Los Angeles, for a reported US$29.5m. 'Beautiful small vineyard'... Moraga The chairman of News Corp has bought the 6ha estate from industrialist Thomas Jones, ex-CEO of Northrop Grumman , a defense company which makes unmanned surveillance planes - or drones - for the ... (more)
Northrop Grumman Raises Dividend By 11%
Northrop Grumman raised its dividend by 11% on Wednesday to 61 cents a share on the heels of last month's better-than-expected earnings.
Tue May 14, 2013
Navy to Launch Drone From Carrier
The U.S. Navy for the first time will launch a drone from an aircraft carrier in what officials said would be a historic milestone in naval aviation.
Top 4 NYSE Stocks In The Aerospace/Defense-Major Diversified Industry ...
Below are the top aerospace/defense-major diversified stocks on the NYSE in terms of earnings estimate for the next quarter.
Mon May 13, 2013
Northrop Grumman gives Quickstep's F-35 parts the thumbs up
Northrop Grumman, which makes the composite center fuselage for the F-35, says Australian supplier Quickstep Technologies has demonstrated that it is qualified to manufacture composite parts for the structure.
Northrop Grumman Joins Department of Homeland Security Program to...
Northrop Grumman Corporation has signed a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Homeland Security that will enable the expansion of cybersecurity protections for the nation's critical infrastructure.
Rupert Murdoch buys Bel-Air vineyard and estate
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch announced via Twitter on Friday that he has bought the Moraga estate on the Bel-Air ridge that faces across the 405 freeway at the Getty Center.
Sun May 12, 2013
Northrop Grumman completes commercial lunar lander study
There are so many private space ventures under development these days that it seems like you need a scorecard to keep track of them all.
The Orlando Sentinel
Incentives arms race isn't good business
They're particularly gracious handing out incentives and tax breaks to companies and organizations dangling the prospect of jobs.
Biodefense: Live By Government Contracts, Die By Government Contracts
The term "industrial complex" has come to mean taxpayer money funneled to favored companies.
Fri May 10, 2013
These airships aren't your father's blimp
Lighter-than-air flight systems were developed more than a century ago and, for the most part, were considered obsolete after World War II.