Northrop CEO Sees Higher R&D Spending As Imperative

Northrop Grumman likely will keep its so-called independent research and development (IRAD) spending relatively elevated in coming years “because we see the business imperative,” Chairman, CEO and President Wes Bush said April 27. For 2015, the Pentagon prime contractor and provider of major weapon...
Michael Bruno

Based in Washington, Michael Bruno is Aviation Week Network’s Executive Editor for Business. He oversees coverage of aviation, aerospace and defense businesses, supply chains and related issues.

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.