Northrop Grumman


Northrop wins $2.6B pact for IT at new DHS headquarters

Northrop Grumman will build the IT infrastructure as the Homeland Security Department builds its new campus in Washington, D.C., during the next 10 years.

Northrop Grumman health care strategy focuses on flexibility

With market conditions constantly in flux, successful companies must stay on their toes, says Northrop Grumman's vice president of civil health IT, Amy King.

Inside Northrop Grumman's health IT strategy

Northrop Grumman's Amy King, VP of health IT programs, explains what drives the company's health IT plans and where opportunities will come from.

New or old, computer systems don’t always behave

After a week when a data storage failure in a relatively new statewide system created havoc for Virginia agencies, the final three – including the 74 branches of the Department of Motor Vehicles – are expected to resume services today. But the problems of state agency computer systems are national in scope.

McDonnell orders independent review of 'unacceptable' computer failure

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has announced that an independent commission will be formed to review the weeklong computer failure that affected many state agencies. The contractor, Northrop Grumman Corp., has agreed to pay for the review of the failure.

Virginia IT repairs taking ‘longer than anticipated’

A failure in a critical component in a data storage unit at a state facility near Richmond, Va., last week led to a massive computer failure that affected the networks at 27 agencies. Most are back online now, but three are still experiencing problems.

M&A activities slowed by pickier buyers

Experts say M&A activity is continuing throughout the recession, but having fewer dollars to spend makes buyers more particular and focused.

SAIC, Northrop to enhance Navy integrated security system

Science Applications International Corp. and Northrop Grumman Corp. will provide the Navy with technical and engineering services and software enhancements under a five-year contract that has a combined value of about $38 million for both awardees.

Virginia fights computer failures

Computer failures leave Virginia agencies hobbled.

Will more follow Northrop’s lead and buy vs. lease?

Northrop Grumman Corp. is moving its headquarters to a 14-story building in Falls Church, Va., which the company recently purchased. Will an accounting change persuade other federal contractors to do the same?

Former Public Health Service doctor joins Northrop

Sam Shekar, M.D., has been appointed chief medical officer of Northrop Grumman Corp.’s Information Systems sector, providing strategic direction for the company’s health information technology business.

Northrop, SAIC share Navy awards worth almost $38M

Northrop Grumman Corp. and Science Applications International Corp. have gotten indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts from the Navy with a cumulative estimated value of $37.6 million.

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