Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC)

About Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC)

Company Description:


Northrop Grumman Corporation, a leader in the aerospace and defense industry, specializes in a wide range of defense and technology-oriented solutions. The company's operations are categorized into several segments, including Aeronautics Systems, Defense Systems, Mission Systems, and Space Systems.

Founded in 1939 by Jack Northrop, Northrop Grumman has evolved into a major defense contractor known for its innovative technology and solutions. The company's headquarters are located in Falls Church, Virginia, United States.


Main Product(s):


Northrop Grumman is known for its production of a variety of defense and aerospace technology, including unmanned aircraft systems, cybersecurity solutions, missile defense systems, and space exploration technologies.


Short History of Northrop Grumman Corporation:


  • 1939 – Jack Northrop founded the Northrop Corporation in Hawthorne, California.
  • 1994 – Northrop Corporation merged with Grumman Corporation, forming Northrop Grumman.
  • 2002 – Acquired TRW Inc., expanding its presence in aerospace and defense.
  • 2018 – Northrop Grumman completed the acquisition of Orbital ATK, a major player in aerospace and defense industry.
  • 2023 – Continues to be at the forefront of defense technology innovation, with significant contracts and developments in space exploration and defense systems.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Ms. Kathy J. WardenChair, CEO & President6.42MN/A1972
Mr. David F. KefferCorporate VP & CFO2.13MN/A1978
Mr. Matthew F. BrombergCorporate Vice President of Global Operations1.61MN/A1970
Mr. Timothy H. JonesCorporate VP & President of Aeronautics Systems2.07MN/A1967
Mr. Mark A. CaylorCorporate VP & President of Mission Systems Sector2.13MN/A1965
Mr. Rajender K. ChandhokVice President of Trust Administration and InvestmentsN/AN/A1950
Brig.Gen. Richard StappChief Technology OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. John RussellVP & Chief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Todd B. ErnstCorporate VP and Treasurer & VP of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Kathryn G. SimpsonCorporate VP & General CounselN/AN/AN/A

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