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Outlast Wins Innovation Prize: Outlast® Polyester Fiber with PCM : 05/31/2011

HEIDENHEIM, Germany (May 31, 2011) - The technology company Outlast illustrates its innovative nature: The pioneer and market leader around temperature regulation phase change materials (PCM) impressed the international jury of Techtextil (International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens) and won the Techtextil Innovation Prize 2011 in the category "New Materials" for the development of the world's first heat managing polyester fiber with PCM.

The Innovation Prize brings...

Psoria-Shield is New Space Foundation Space Certification Partner : 05/05/2011

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 5, 2011) -- The Space Foundation welcomes Psoria-Shield as its newest Space Certification program partner. Based in Tampa, Fla., Psoria-Shield produces a medical device to treat a range of problematic skin disorders. The Psoria-Light medical device uses Deep Ultra Violet Light Emitting Diode (UVLED) technology, offering targeted UVA/ NB-UVB phototherapy for fast and effective treatment of psoriasis, eczema and vitiligo.

The Space Foundation's Space Certification program...

Colorado Springs City Council Resolution Recognizes Northrop Grumman For Its Contributions to National Security and the Community : 04/12/2011

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 12, 2011) -- The Colorado Springs City Council today adopted a resolution recognizing Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) continuing contributions to national security and to the Colorado economy as a provider of leading-edge technology to military services operating here.

"Northrop Grumman has been a trusted supplier of military space systems, missile defense expertise and information technology services to military operations in the Colorado Springs area for...

Northrop Grumman Chief Executive and President Wes Bush to Speak at 27th National Space Symposium : 04/08/2011

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (April 8, 2011) - Northrop Grumman CEO and President Wes Bush will discuss our nation's space development programs in a speech to the National Space Symposium on April 12, including consideration of what the space industry needs to do to return to sustainability in the current difficult economic environment.

In addition to Bush, other Northrop Grumman executives who will speak at the Symposium include Gary Ervin, corporate vice president...

U.S. Navy, Northrop Grumman Accomplish Goals for At-Sea Demonstration of Maritime Laser : 04/08/2011

NAVAL BASE VENTURA COUNTY POINT MUGU, Calif. (April 8, 2011) -- The U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) have successfully demonstrated high-energy, solid-state laser defenses at sea by completing a "counter-material" test of the Maritime Laser Demonstrator (MLD) against small boats.

Photos accompanying this release are available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=9476

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Aerojet's Dave Caldwell Expands Role in Missile Defense and Strategic Programs : 04/08/2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 8, 2011) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that Dave Caldwell, director for Missile Defense and Strategic programs in the company's Washington, D.C. Operations office, will assume the added responsibility of supporting Aerojet's efforts to foster a sustainable and innovative U.S. rocket propulsion industrial base. He also will continue to support Aerojet's activities across the full spectrum of the missile defense and strategic sectors.

"Dave Caldwell has...

Boeing to Feature Latest Innovations at National Space Symposium : 04/04/2011

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 4, 2011) -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] will spotlight its satellites, human spaceflight activities and network-enhanced technologies at the Space Foundation's 27th National Space Symposium. This year's event takes place April 11-14 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs.

“The National Space Symposium gives Boeing the opportunity to showcase our strengths in developing and delivering innovative space and satellite capabilities,” said Roger Krone, president of the Network...

Communications Crosslink Between Northrop Grumman-Built STSS Satellites Extends Real-Time 'Stereo Tracking' of Space Objects : 04/04/2011

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (April 4, 2011) -- The communications crosslink between the twin Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) Demonstration satellites, built by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN), has shown its effectiveness in transmitting high-precision, real-time missile tracking data to the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS).

The radio frequency crosslink enabled both STSS satellites to simultaneously...

Aerojet Completes Acceptance Testing on First MR-104G Engine Supporting NASA's Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle : 03/30/2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 30, 2011) -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, in conjunction with Lockheed Martin and NASA, successfully completed vibration and hot fire acceptance testing on its first development MR-104G mono-propellant rocket engine planned for use on NASA's Orion Crew Module (CM). Twelve 160-lb. thrust MR-104G engines, arranged in four single-engine pods and four dual-engine pods, provide the full complement of primary and redundant control required for critical maneuvers upon re-entry into...

Aerojet's Huntsville Office Hosts Expansion Groundbreaking Ceremony : 03/25/2011

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (March 25, 2011) -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that in partnership with Huntsville City Mayor Tommy Battle and Chamber of Commerce executives, it held a groundbreaking ceremony, marking the launch of Aerojet's new office expansion project. The event began at 4 p.m. and was held at Aerojet's future location at 7047 Old Madison Pike in Huntsville.

Several dignitaries attended the event, including: Congressman Mo Brooks; Mayor Tommy Battle; State Representative...

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