Northrop Grumman in the UK

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Northrop Grumman operates from a number of sites across the UK with as well as at RAF Waddington, and sustains employment for more than 5,000 people in the many SMEs and other companies with whom we work as partners in the supply chain […]

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Suit Up: Hollywood Meets Engineering in the HIVE

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By Marissa Cote and Caroline Briselli Lights, cameras, strange costumes. To the untrained eye, this tucked-away room could be a movie set — after all, El Segundo, California, isn’t so far from Hollywood. But teams don’t come here to film blockbusters. With the help of a new digital technology, they’re perfecting human-system interactions. Leveraging model-based systems […]

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More than a Mission: Scott Stark and the A-10

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Driving through the City of Lake Charles, Louisiana, Jacob Garland still passes too many houses with what has become a local symbol of need — a blue tarp on the roof. Eighteen months ago, Hurricane Laura — a Category 4 storm tied as the strongest to ever make landfall in Louisiana — devastated the area. In a cruel twist of fate, Hurricane Delta struck the same area six weeks later. […]

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Joy on the Manufacturing Floor

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Lucille is an engineering manufacturing specialist who embodies and inspires joy on her shop floor. Affectionately known as “Miss Lucy” by her colleagues in Baltimore she is dedicated to advanced aircraft. “It’s a joyful thing,” she says. “Everyone comes together to get jobs done.” Those jobs can be many for Lucille, with her different hats […]

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Eyes on the Sky

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By Samantha Gassman From the moment Chris McGrath heard the rumble of an aircraft, he knew he wanted to fly. Growing up in a military family, his gaze was skyward from a young age. His grandfather served in the Korean War, and Chris and his family moved from post to post throughout his dad’s 23-year […]

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S. Air Force Veteran Ashley

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Ashley is an Associate Industrial Security Analyst with Northrop Grumman who graduated from the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology and a minor in Sociology. After graduating, Ashley was a Classification Specialist at the local county jail and worked in the corrections system for about two years before deciding to […]

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Meet Robniqua: Global Hawk Software Engineer

Tell us about your path to Northrop Grumman. How did you get hired here? I was able to attend the National Society of Black Engineer (NSBE) Conference in 2019, during my junior year of college. At the time, I was Miss Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) for North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University UPE’s chapter […]

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Meet Orlyse: A Systems Engineer Defining Possible

IT Systems and Modernization

Tell us about your path to Northrop Grumman. How did you get hired here? A few of my classmates from undergrad at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) were Northrop Grumman interns. At the time, I did not know much about the company, so during the 2019 National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) conference, […]

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Meet Montraz: An Intern Creating Top-Notch Hardware Designs

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Meet Montraz, an intern learning what it means to push the boundaries of possible from a leading global provider of secure software-define, hardware-enabled mission systems. How did you get your internship at Northrop Grumman? I learned about the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Invitational offered by Northrop Grumman because the engineering department at University […]

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Meet Monique – From Biosensors to Semiconductor Processing

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Meet Monique, a microelectronics engineer, working in Linthicum, Maryland in the Northrop Grumman Advanced Technology Laboratories. She was named “Most Promising Engineer in Industry” at the 2020 Black Engineer of the Year Awards Gala. How’d you find yourself at Northrop Grumman? I started at Northrop Grumman immediately after finishing my PhD in materials science and […]

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Meet Jeremiah: A Global Hawk Aircraft Engineering Intern

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How did you find yourself at Northrop Grumman? My path to Northrop Grumman began with an email from the career and development services at Alabama A&M University. The email highlighted an opportunity to attend the Northrop Grumman Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Invitational. I immediately applied and a month later I received my official […]

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Meet Jasper: An Engineer and Artist Inspiring Young Budding Scientists

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Jasper is an electrical engineer with Northrop Grumman in Chandler, Arizona. In her spare time, she makes rocket-themed art and jewelry using the latest 3D printing technologies. Through her art, Jasper shares her passion for space with children and adults, and teaches 3D printing at HeatSync Labs, a maker space, in nearby Mesa. How long […]

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Meet Janet: An Aeronautics Guidance, Navigation and Controls Engineer

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Kickboxing and engineering. Two very different activities with a few major similarities, yet both teach determination, problem solving and persistence. Guidance, navigation and controls engineer, Janet Todd, is a shining example of these traits. As a champion kickboxer and Muay Thai fighter, she knows what it means to be tough and get the job done. […]

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