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  Northrop Corporation
Northrop had no desire to return to the Midwest, so he exercised a clause in his contract and quit UATC rather than relocate.
Northrop had resigned from Douglas on January 1, 1938, and left the business a bitter man, declaring that he was done with the aircraft industry.
Northrop finally had the financial resources and facilities to enable him to pursue his interest in research and development and more specifically, in the flying wing.
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/Aerospace/Northrop/Aero40.htm   (1545 words)

  
 Right Web | Corporate | Northrop
Northrop's ambitions to be a major missile defense contractor got a huge boost in 2002 when it successfully acquired TRW, a move that Northrop CEO Kent Kresa said would also help the company's space profile.
Northrop spends a pretty penny on lobbying efforts, which during the 2000-2002 period totaled some $8 million.
In August 2003, Northrop settled a civil suit alleging that its shipbuilding unit overbilled the government $72 million.
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 CNN.com - Northrop goes hostile - Mar. 4, 2002
Northrop also filed a lawsuit in Ohio challenging the state's anti-takeover laws which TRW might use to prevent Northrop's unsolicited bid.
Northrop makes sensors for satellites but is a relatively small player in the market for military products used in outer space.
Northrop said the deal would generate sales in 2003 of between $26 billion and $27 billion, putting the company slightly ahead of Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT: down $0.07 to $57.00, Research, Estimates), the largest U.S. defense contractor, in terms of total sales.
edition.cnn.com /2002/BUSINESS/03/04/trw.northrop   (658 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Northrop lands TRW for $7.8 billion in stock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Northrop, the USA's No. 3 defense contractor, pursued its rare and high-risk hostile bid for the No. 8 military supplier in the belief it would make further inroads in missile-defense systems and military satellites — areas expected to see increased spending as a result of the U.S. war on terrorism.
Northrop has been the consolidating defense industry's biggest buyer in recent years, doubling its size with a string of acquisitions, including Litton Industries and Newport News Shipbuilding.
Northrop also reaffirmed its earnings outlook of $6.60 to $7.10 a share for 2002 and said it expects profit to grow at a double-digit pace in 2003 and 2004.
www.usatoday.com /money/general/2002/07/01/trw-northrop.htm   (522 words)

  
 Northrop B-35
Jack Northrop joined Douglas Aircraft in 1923, and rose to the rank of chief engineer, but he later left Douglas to rejoin his old team at what was now known as Lockheed.
As early as 1923, Jack Northrop had been convinced that the flying wing, in which the aircraft carried all loads and controls within the wing and dispensed with fuselage and tail sections, was the next major step forward in aircraft design.
Northrop management indicated that they would be satisfied to fabricate only the XB-35s and the YB-35s, with Martin having the responsibility for building the production B-35s at its plant in Baltimore, Maryland.
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 John H. Northrop - Biography
He is a direct descendant of Joseph Northrop who settled in New Milford, Connecticut in 1639, of Jonathan Edwards, President of Princeton University, 1758, and of Frederick C. Havemeyer, whose family presented Havemeyer Hall, the Chemical Laboratory, to Columbia University.
His mother, Alice R. Northrop, who formerly taught botany at Hunter College, New York City, returned to teaching and was responsible for the introduction of nature study into the curriculum of New York public schools.
Northrop's researches at Columbia were chiefly concerned with carbohydrates and his early work at the Rockefeller Institute was connected with theories of duration of life.
nobelprize.org /chemistry/laureates/1946/northrop-bio.html   (666 words)

  
 CareerLink: Northrop Grumman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Northrop Grumman's acquisition of Westinghouse Electronic Systems in Baltimore two years ago has increased job opportunities available in the area.
They know how to work in groups, and since Northrop Grumman uses a team approach to many of their projects, this skill is essential.
Professional development is encouraged at Northrop Grumman through a wide range of educational and training programs, tailored to meet individual career needs.
www.ubalt.edu /careercenter/careerlink/00_spring/employer_northrop.html   (295 words)

  
 University of Minnesota Sesquicentennial History
Northrop was called Prexy, and on the days when he led chapel, students came en masse.
Two milestones under President Northrop were the creation of the College of Law (see story of William Sullivan Pattee) and the College of Medicine (see separate story) in fall 1888.
Northrop repudiated the Folwell approach, which had decreed that only those with two years of preparatory work could enter a professional school.
www1.umn.edu /sesqui/history/features/northrop/feature01.html   (477 words)

  
 TRW to again block Northrop - Apr. 29, 2002
After that effort was rebuffed, Northrop then raised its offer to $53 a share, or $6.7 billion, in April.
Northrop was invited to participate in the process but has so far declined to take part, TRW said Monday.
Northrop has said it would not sign a confidentiality agreement, which would give it access to TRW's books, because of onerous restrictions contained in the contract, including a standstill clause.
money.cnn.com /2002/04/29/news/deals/trw_northrop   (392 words)

  
 Northrop Aircraft
Jack Northrop worked for the Loughead brothers as a draftsman in 1916 before moving to the Douglas Company in the same year.
Northrop became a subsidiary of Douglas in 1932.
There Northrop developed the BT-1 Navy dive bomber which became the SBD Dauntless of World War II fame.
www.shanaberger.com /northrop.htm   (156 words)

  
 Northrop Grumman, Military Aircraft Systems Division - El Segundo, CA:Survey Summary
Today, Northrop Grumman is a leading designer, systems integrator, and manufacturer of military surveillance and combat aircraft; defense electronics and systems; airspace management systems; information systems; marine systems; precision weapons; space systems; and commercial and military aerostructures.
As the principal subcontractor to Boeing (formerly McDonnell Douglas), Northrop Grumman produces the center and aft fuselage sections; the twin vertical stabilizers; and all associated subsystems for the U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter.
Through numerous initiatives, Northrop Grumman promotes employee communication, involvement, and awareness; provides new directions training to retain an experienced workforce; and ensures that the division continues to be good stewards of the community and a leader in the environmental management arena.
www.bmpcoe.org /bestpractices/internal/north/summary.html   (661 words)

  
 Northrop Grumman - Information for Employees Affected by Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Northrop Grumman values all of its employees and has established offices to provide special assistance for returning Ship Systems sector employees, if needed.
Northrop Grumman requests that employees who have not yet returned to work contact the company immediately in order to avoid loss of employment status and benefits eligibility.
Northrop Grumman continues to request that every employee contact the company via the toll-free number, (877) 744-7642, to ensure all employees are accounted for and their needs are being addressed.
www.northropgrumman.com /katrina   (2849 words)

  
 TRW Purchase Brings Government Scrutiny on Northrop Grumman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
But Northrop Grumman’s purchase of TRW’s defense business is the first case to which the government has assigned a compliance cop, Kehler said in an interview.
Northrop Grumman Space Technology of Redondo Beach, Calif., formerly TRW Space and Electronics Group, is competing for the prime contract to build the Space Based Radar satellites.
The provision establishing the monitoring team for Northrop Grumman is due to expire in 2010, but the Pentagon has the option to extend it for three years if necessary.
www.space.com /spacenews/archive04/trwarch_020904.html   (893 words)

  
 TRW shareholders reject Northrop bid - May. 3, 2002
But representatives from TRW and Northrop met late Thursday to discuss a condition contained in a confidentiality agreement required by TRW for any interested bidders.
Northrop (NOC: Research, Estimates) has balked at signing the agreement because of the standstill that would prevent it from pursuing a hostile bid should TRW choose another suitor.
Los Angeles-based Northrop, a defense contractor, initially offered $47 a share, or $5.9 billion, for TRW in February.
money.cnn.com /2002/05/03/news/deals/trw   (428 words)

  
 Northrop Computer - Privacy Statement
At Northrop Computer your privacy is a top priority and we want you to have a secure and enjoyable experience on our web site.
Northrop Computer may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these figures will include no personally identifying information.
Northrop Computer encourages parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate in the interactive activities offered on our site.
www.northrop.biz /privacy.asp   (272 words)

  
 Northrop Grumman bids $5.9 billion for TRW
In an interview, Northrop chief executive Kent Kresa called the bid "a very fair offer," but TRW labeled it low and "regrettable," coming just days after its chief executive announced his departure, news that had pushed the company's stock down.
Kresa said Northrop executives have not yet spoken with officials from the Defense Department and Justice Department who would have to approve the deal, but said lawyers predict there will be no significant antitrust hurdles.
Northrop said the deal with TRW would generate sales in 2003 of between $26 billion and $27 billion, putting the company slightly ahead of Lockheed Martin, the largest U.S. defense contractor, in terms of total sales.
www.globalsecurity.org /org/news/2002/020222-trw01.htm   (748 words)

  
 Welcome to Northrop Grumman Capitol Source
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a global defense company headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. Northrop Grumman provides technologically advanced, innovative products, services and solutions in systems integration, defense electronics, information technology, advanced aircraft, shipbuilding and space technology.
Northrop Grumman's Analysis Center is a small, corporate "think tank" charged with broad-ranging analyses of defense policy, military threats, industry competitors, military doctrine, operational concepts, and present and future business opportunities.
Northrop Grumman has a presence in all Homeland Security mission agencies and activities.
www.capitolsource.northropgrumman.com   (352 words)

  
 Northrop Urban Environmental School
Northrop Elementary School is an urban environmental magnet program in southeast Minneapolis.
Northrop's purpose is to provide an environment that fosters maximum growth academically and socially.
We are looking for parents and other famliy members that would like to share in the joy of making their students school year fun and exciting.
northrop.mpls.k12.mn.us   (165 words)

  
 BW Online | July 29, 2002 | Northrop's Risky Flight Path
Northrop is projecting a 23% rise in profits in 2003, from 2002's estimated $750 million.
It's full of potential pitfalls: the TRW debt Northrop is likely to inherit, the acquisition's potentially dilutive effect on Northrop stock, and the possibility that Congress cuts, delays, or eliminates funding for key contracts.
Northrop is discussing remedies that would ensure competitor access to future missile contracts, say sources close to the company.
www.businessweek.com /magazine/content/02_30/b3793052.htm   (1474 words)

  
 Northrop Grumman Corporation - Defining the Future
October 12—A Northrop Grumman-Boeing team has unveiled its plans to design and build NASA's proposed Crew Exploration Vehicle, a successor to the space shuttle that will carry humans to the International Space Station by 2012 and back to the moon by 2018.
Read more about Northrop Grumman's creation of the Apollo Lunar Module.
Oct. 14—Two Northrop Grumman Employees Receive National Women of Color in Technology Awards.
www.northropgrumman.com   (120 words)

  
 Northrop Grumman To Acquire TRW For $60 Per Share In Stock
Northrop Grumman foresees little change in employment levels in the defense business as a result of this transaction.
As a result of the definitive merger agreement, Northrop Grumman did not extend its exchange offer for all outstanding shares of common and preferred stock of TRW Inc., which expired at midnight EDT on Friday June 28, 2002, and will not accept any shares tendered.
Northrop Grumman Corporation announced Monday that it has extended the expiration of its pending exchange offer for all outstanding shares of common and preferred stock of TRW Inc. from June 21, 2002, to Friday, June 28, 2002, at midnight EDT.
www.spacedaily.com /news/trw-02t.html   (1120 words)

  
 Northrop documents indicate coverup - U.S. Business - MSNBC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The documents are part of a U.S. government lawsuit against Northrop that could seek hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties from the Los Angeles-based firm, the Journal said.
Northrop said in an SEC filing, according to the Journal, that the government is seeking damages of $369 million — which could be trebled under the False Claims Act.
A Northrop Grumman representative could not be immediately reached by Reuters.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/4778092   (435 words)

  
 Northrop Grumman to Help NASA Define Space Exploration Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
"Northrop Grumman's systems integration skills, technology innovation and fundamental attention to mission success have made the company a trusted provider of complex space systems to NASA for more than 40 years," said Gary Ervin, a vice president for the company's Integrated Systems' sector.
Northrop Grumman brings to the Vision for Space Exploration a wealth of experience designing, producing, and integrating large, high precision space systems.
This legacy of success is reinforced by Northrop Grumman's demonstrated expertise in developing and integrating large mission-driven systems for the U.S. government, including the B-2 stealth bomber, the Global Hawk aerial reconnaissance system and major elements of the ballistic missile defense system.
www.primezone.com /newsroom/news_releases.mhtml?d=63464   (797 words)

  
 Full Coverage: Gambling Officials Upset over Sentence ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
For state gambling officials, the light sentence, with no fine, was worse than the theft of $44,000 in prizes by a Northrop woman who sold pulltabs on behalf of the Fairmont Youth Hockey Association.
Minnesota gambling officials are upset that a Northrop woman convicted in the theft of 44 thousand dollars in pulltab prizes received a light sentence with no fine.
For state gambling officials, the light sentence - with no fine - was worse than the theft of $44,000 in prizes by a Northrop woman who sold pulltabs on behalf of the Fairmont Youth Hockey Association.
www.topix.net /city/northrop-mn?full=5439478   (135 words)

  
 Northrop Grumman Wins Commercial Aircraft Anti-Missile System Contract   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
During the Phase II contract, which is valued at $45 million, Northrop Grumman will complete the design, fabrication, installation, flight testing and certification of prototype counter-MANPADS systems for two commercial aircraft: the Boeing 747 and the MD-11.
Northrop Grumman is supported by two key industry partners on its counter-MANPADS team: Federal Express and Northwest Airlines.
In Phase I, which began in January 2004, Northrop Grumman developed a detailed design and an analysis of the economic, manufacturing and maintenance issues needed to support an anti-missile system that would be effective in the commercial aviation environment.
www.primezone.com /newsroom/news_releases.mhtml?d=62954   (504 words)

  
 Northrop Grumman Wins FBI Smart Security Deal
The FBI has selected Northrop Grumman Corp. (Quote, Chart) to provide the agency with a public key infrastructure (PKI) to increase the level of security provided to its information systems.
Northrop Grumman IT will deploy a completely commercial-off-the-shelf solution which requires no modifications and enabling initial deployment by December.
Northrop Grumman IT team members on the contract include PEC Solutions of Fairfax, Va.; Entrust of Addison, Tex., and Schlumberger of New York, N.Y. According to Northrop Grumman, the system will be able to accommodate growth of the Justice Department, and it is also scalable and will be deployed in multiple phases.
dc.internet.com /news/article.php/3076141   (478 words)

  
 Northrop Memorial Auditorium, University of Minnesota, Calendar of Events
Northrop Memorial Auditorium, University of Minnesota, Calendar of Events
Northrop sells tickets the day of each performance only.
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
www.northrop.umn.edu   (83 words)

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