Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has received the Nunn-Perry Award from the Department of Defense (DOD) for outstanding achievement in the Mentor-ProtÃ©gÃ© Program, the company said.
Since 1991, the Department of Defense Mentor-Protege Program has offered assistance to small disadvantaged businesses (proteges) in competing for prime contract and subcontract awards by partnering proteges with large companies (mentors) under individual, project-based agreements.
The award was given to the team of Northrop Grumman and Davidson Technologies Inc., a woman-owned small business providing engineering, technical and management solutions for defense, aerospace and commercial customers. The mentor-protÃ©gÃ© agreement was signed under the Missile Defense Agency´s Joint National Integration Center Research Development Contract (JRDC).
Northrop Grumman is a global security company providing systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, strike, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.