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Northrop Corporation

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1959.Northrop N-156F Interceptor.

Aircraft Builders of the USA.

1959 To reflect the changing character of its business, Northrop Aircraft Incorporated changed its name to Northrop Corporation

1994 Acquired Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation

1996 Northrop Grumman acquired the defense and electronics business of the Westinghouse Electric Corporation

1997 Acquired Logicon Corporation

1999 Acquired Teledyne Ryan Aeronautical

2001 Acquired Litton Industries

2001 Acquired Newport News Shipbuilding

2001 Acquired TRW Incorporated

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Sources of Information

  • [1] Northrop Grumman