Northrop Grumman Space Systems

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (formerly known as Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems and Orbital ATK) is a provider of end to end space and launch systems and capabilities. It offers flight, defense, and space products and services to national security, civil, and commercial customers.

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyNorthrop Grumman
HQSterling, US
Founded2015
Northrop Grumman Space Systems was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Sterling, US

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Key People/Management at Northrop Grumman Space Systems

Blake Larson

Blake Larson

Corporate Vice President and President
Heather Crofford

Heather Crofford

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Jim Judd

Jim Judd

Vice President, Operations Excellence
Beth Pitts-Madonna

Beth Pitts-Madonna

Vice President, Human Resources
Dave Wise

Dave Wise

Vice President, Integration and Realignment
Vicky Schumann

Vicky Schumann

Vice President, Supply Chain
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems Office Locations

Northrop Grumman Space Systems has offices in Sterling, Baltimore, Beltsville, Chandler and in 18 other locations
Sterling, US (HQ)
45101 Warp Drive
Baltimore, US
1501 S Clinton St # 150
Beltsville, US
5050 Powder Mill Rd
Chandler, US
1233 S Spectrum Blvd
Clearfield, US
Freeport Center
Commerce, US
6033 Bandini Blvd
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2015
Northrop Grumman Space Systems is a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Space Systems Revenue

Northrop Grumman Space Systems's revenue was reported to be $6.12 b in FY, 2019 which is a 86.8% increase from the previous period.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

4.8b3.3b6.1b

Revenue growth, %

7%(31%)87%

Cost of goods sold

3.7b

Gross profit

1.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

1.1b1.1b1.2b1.3b400.0m1.4b1.4b1.5b1.6b

Cost of goods sold

856.0m848.0m941.0m1.0b

Gross profit

229.0m267.0m275.0m290.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

21%24%23%22%
Annual
USDFY, 2017

Cash

346.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.9b

Inventories

221.0m

Current Assets

2.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Cash

167.0m74.0m119.0m59.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.9b1.9b1.9b338.0m

Inventories

242.0m281.0m267.0m248.0m

Current Assets

2.4b2.3b2.4b2.2b
Annual
USDFY, 2017

Net Income

310.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

155.0m

Inventories

18.0m

Accounts Payable

10.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

66.0m154.0m248.0m101.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

42.0m77.0m115.0m36.0m

Inventories

(26.0m)(67.0m)(25.0m)12.0m

Accounts Payable

21.0m(81.0m)(58.0m)(37.0m)
USDQ1, 2018

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3 x
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019

Backlog

$7.60 b$7.48 b$7 b$6.70 b$12.10 b$14.80 b$14.70 b$14.70 b$14.40 b$14.80 b$15.40 b$15.70 b$16 b$9.40 b$8.70 b$8.21 b$8.10 b

Backlog Funded

$5.93 b$5.62 b

Backlog Unfunded

$2.28 b$2.48 b

Patents Pending (US)

188 126 102
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC
Alliant Techsystems Operations Saudi Arabia Ltd.
ATK Launch Systems Inc.
ATK Space Systems Inc.
COI Ceramics, Inc.
Orbital ATK Middle East L.L.C.
Orbital ATK Pte. Ltd.
Orbital ATK UK Ltd.
Orbital Sciences Corporation
Space Logistics LLC

Northrop Grumman Space Systems Revenue Breakdown

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems revenue breakdown by business segment: 11.7% from Service and 88.3% from Product

Northrop Grumman Space Systems revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 14.2% from All Other, 77.4% from United States and 8.5% from Other

Northrop Grumman Space Systems Online and Social Media Presence

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems News and Updates

UPDATE 2-Northrop Grumman wins U.S. antitrust approval to buy Orbital ATK

WASHINGTON, June 5 (Reuters) - U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman won U.S. antitrust approval to buy solid rocket motor supplier Orbital ATK Inc with conditions, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Northrop Grumman wins U.S. antitrust approval to buy Orbital ATK

WASHINGTON, June 5 (Reuters) - U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman won U.S. antitrust approval to buy solid rocket motor supplier Orbital ATK, Inc, with conditions, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday.

Small Arms Market Will Make a Huge Impact in Near Future Globally – Know About Growing Factors By Focusing on Key Players like BAE Systems, Heckler & Koch, Alliant Techsystems, Nammo Group, Arsenal Jsco, Orbital ATK, STURM, Ruger & Company

On the basis of end users, the given market has been segmented into military, law enforcement, hunting, sports, and self-defense. The sports segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period, driven by the increasing civilian participation in shooting sports, such as target…

Orbital ATK names new rocket ‘OmegA,’ picks Aerojet Rocketdyne for engine

Aerojet Rocketdyne’s RL10C-5-1 engine will power the third stage of Orbital ATK's new rocket.

Orbital ATK selects Aerojet Rocketdyne’s RL10C for newly christened OmegA rocket

Orbital ATK on Monday revealed new details about the rocket it has been developing over the last three years in an effort to take U.S. Air Force launch contracts away from United Launch Alliance and SpaceX. SpaceNews.com

Orbital ATK is expanding to prepare for what they predict will be a surge in DoD buys of more lethal munitions

Orbital ATK is growing to accommodate anticipated increased business with the Defense Department as it looks for more advanced missiles and munitions capable of longer ranges, more lethality and...
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Northrop Grumman Space Systems founded?

    Northrop Grumman Space Systems was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Northrop Grumman Space Systems key executives?

    Northrop Grumman Space Systems's key executives are Blake Larson, Heather Crofford and Jim Judd.

  • How many employees does Northrop Grumman Space Systems have?

    Northrop Grumman Space Systems has 23,000 employees.

  • What is Northrop Grumman Space Systems revenue?

    Latest Northrop Grumman Space Systems annual revenue is $6.1 b.

  • What is Northrop Grumman Space Systems revenue per employee?

    Latest Northrop Grumman Space Systems revenue per employee is $266 k.

  • Who are Northrop Grumman Space Systems competitors?

    Competitors of Northrop Grumman Space Systems include Sozvezdie, Thales and BAE Systems.

  • Where is Northrop Grumman Space Systems headquarters?

    Northrop Grumman Space Systems headquarters is located at 45101 Warp Drive, Sterling.

  • Where are Northrop Grumman Space Systems offices?

    Northrop Grumman Space Systems has offices in Sterling, Baltimore, Beltsville, Chandler and in 18 other locations.

  • How many offices does Northrop Grumman Space Systems have?

    Northrop Grumman Space Systems has 24 offices.