Meet Distinguished Engineer of the Year, Neville

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The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) has named Northrop Grumman’s Neville Maycock, director of Electronics & Payloads, Distinguished Engineer of the Year. As their most prestigious award, NSBE selects an engineer based upon their outstanding achievements in the industry, exceptional leadership, as well as their series of awards and accolades. Those selected must also […]

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Made It Possible: Matt Mecham and Becoming a Booster Archaeologist

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By Matt Mecham Imagine a big box of LEGOs®… You’ve been given that box with the goal of building a rocket model. Half of the LEGOs come from a first edition rocket model that was released decades ago and uses printed instructions. The other half are for a brand-new model that uses modern LEGOs and […]

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Champions for Inclusion

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Elizabeth McCann Northrop Grumman’s employee resources groups (ERGs) offer professional development opportunities for all employees and serve as advocacy groups within the company. Ruth Quant, chair of the Melbourne chapter of Asian Pacific Professional Network (APPN), talked about the benefits of ERGs, how APPN advocates for employees with an Asian background, and how ERGs are […]

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Brawn Brains and Beauty

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Northrop Grumman is at the forefront of Industry 4.0. The latest industrial revolution is about leveraging four key digital technologies to optimize resources, enable faster decision making based on real-time data, and to produce higher quality products at a reduced cost. […]

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Inspiring the Next Generation: Meet Tim

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By Jillian Wright With monumental achievements such as sending the first humans to the Moon, developing the International Space Station and advancing high-speed flight, the aerospace industry has always inspired and amazed Tim. “That comes from my grandfather who fought in World War II,” he said. “When I was growing up, he was always taking […]

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Pushing the Possible

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Pushing further has always been a consistent part of Ken Love’s life. As a kid, Ken didn’t just play video games. When his parents got him a console, he was enamored with the hardware and the software inside. The console triggered his fascination with computers and electronics and set him on his path. “That is […]

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A Proud Ally

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By Jillian Wright The word “ally” isn’t one Nicki takes lightly. “I don’t think it’s something you can claim yourself to be,” she said. “The people you’re supporting determine whether you’re an ally.” Currently a senior contracts manager supporting the Combat Systems and Mission Readiness division, Nicki has worked at Northrop Grumman for more than […]

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Out in the Open

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By Chase Kohler ​Matt beams with pride when he talks about his stepson and stepdaughter. Both currently serve in the military, like he did years ago. Matt’s steadfast commitment to supporting the warfighter shines through as a father, a veteran and his work as a project manager for Northrop Grumman. But his professional life was […]

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