Northrop Grumman opens advanced space assembly and test facility in Baltimore
Northrop Grumman Corporation on Wednesday opened its Maryland Space Assembly and Test (MSAT) 2 facility at the company’s Baltimore campus.
Northrop Grumman expansion to add 175 jobs in Cecil County
Northrop Grumman Corp. is expanding its rocket engine manufacturing operations in Cecil County and plans to add 175 new jobs over the next five years at the Elkton facility, the company announced Tuesday The unit, which had been known as Orbital ATK before it was purchased by Northrop Grumman last year, now employs 400 workers. The […]
In Maryland, 2016 was the year of the tax incentive
Community leaders, business groups and politicians say that tax breaks, public-private partnerships and public financing are essential to keeping Maryland competitive with other states in attracting -- and retaining -- businesses and development projects.
Standoff over $20M Northrop Grumman loan has Anne Arundel County sweating
With a $20 million state loan promised to defense contractor Northrop Grumman hanging in the balance, the Anne Arundel County Executive’s office is very concerned about the aerospace’s company’s future in the county. “To say we are worried by this latest legislative parlor game would be putting it mildly,” said Owen McEvoy, spokesman for Anne […]
Md. businesses conquer sick leave, but tax cuts slip away
Despite passage of a new tax credit and the defeat of a much-feared bill requiring paid sick leave, Maryland’s business community ended this year’s General Assembly session without many clear victories or defeats. “Overall, it was a mixed bag,” said Mike O’Halloran, Maryland State Director from the National Federation of Independent Businesses. While lawmakers gave […]
Md. Senate panel OKs $37.5M tax break for Northrop Grumman
ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland Senate panel has approved $37.5 million in tax credits over five years for defense contractor Northrop Grumman, if it keeps 10,000 employees in the state. The bill was approved Wednesday in a bipartisan vote, sending it to the Senate. Supporters say it’s an important tool to keep jobs in Maryland. […]
Three Baltimore schools get boost from Northrop Grumman, UMBC
Northrop Grumman wants to be able to draw future generations of engineers from Baltimore schools and has announced a new effort to make that happen. With help from the city schools and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, the Northrop Grumman Foundation is launching a $1.6 million initiative to boost science- and art-focused education at […]
Northrop Grumman engineering scholarships available
Individual scholarships of $10,000 over four years will be awarded to a qualified graduating high school senior in each of Maryland’s 23 counties and Baltimore City.
Northrop Grumman mine hunter passes test
Northrop Grumman Corp. unmanned mine-hunting devices recently performed a successful demonstration for the U.S. Navy during an exercise in the Persian Gulf, Northrop of Annapolis announced. In the demonstration, the Mine Hunting Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MHU) was used in tandem with Northrop Grumman’s AQS-24A Mine Detecting Sensor System. The MHU was remotely controlled and executed [&hellip[...]
University of Maryland cybersecurity students get new dorm
Inside a brand-new, $67 million building at the University of Maryland, College Park, about 120 students are helping bring the state closer to its goal of being “the epicenter of cybersecurity.”
Northrop Grumman picked for radar contract
Northrop Grumman Corp., the global security company in Linthicum, announced it has been selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for an $11.9 million contract to develop advanced wideband digital antenna technology for next generation radio frequency sensors using active electronically scanned arrays, known as AESAs. AESA radar systems send radio waves from a […]
Northrop Grumman hikes forecast
(Bloomberg) Northrop Grumman Corp., the maker of Global Hawk drones, topped analysts’ profit estimates in the second quarter and boosted its full-year forecast. Net income rose 4.7 percent to $511 million, or $2.37 a share, in the quarter, from $488 million, or $2.05, a year earlier, the company said Wednesday. The average estimate of 20 […]