Tag Archives: Department of Defense

Northrop Grumman-Developed Advanced SPEED Software Released by U.S. Marine Corps

WSJ vis PRNewswire – The U.S. Marine Corps has released a new, advanced version of software developed by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for electromagnetic spectrum situational awareness and operations. Using the Systems Planning, Engineering and Evaluation Device (SPEED), communications planners can plan, model and analyze radio and jammer effects in a defined electromagnetic spectrum […]

War Drums Along the 38th Parallel

TIME — From the Pentagon to Panmunjom, U.S. defense officials conceded on Monday they are perplexed, and pondering, what Pyongyang will do next. American and South Korean defense officials are used to strange words and deeds from North Korea, but over the past week the Hermit Kingdom’s actions have reached unprecedented levels. On Monday, North […]

Lifting the Ban: Now What?

TIME — The timing was right, politically, for the outgoing Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to declare that he is — upon the recommendation of Army General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs — lifting the ban on women in ground combat. The team that believes in equal opportunity, as well as equal rights, […]

Washington Technology | Northrop wins $299 modification for Global Combat Support System

Northrop Grumman Corp. won a $299 million contract modification for the Army’s Global Combat Support System after the service added requirements to the project. The Army is using the contract to modernize its logistics organizations on Army installations and to better field the department’s deployment plans, a Northrop Grumman Information Systems spokesman said Aug. 15. […]

Fort Stewart Patch | DOD Increases Hiring of People with Disabilities

The Defense Department’s hiring of wounded warriors and others with disabilities is on an uptick, the Pentagon’s director of disability programs said Tuesday. Stephen M. King, whose office is part of diversity management and equal opportunity, spoke with American Forces Press Service about a recent Office of Personnel Management report that said 14 percent of […]

CNN l Probe finds ‘flood’ of fake military parts from China in U.S. equipment

The results of a more-than-year-long Senate investigation into counterfeit parts being used in U.S. military equipment were released Monday and – as they had from the start – investigators are putting most of the blame on China. “Our report outlines how this flood of counterfeit parts, overwhelmingly from China, threatens national security, the safety of […]