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Northrop Grumman Platinum Source Supplier

Aurora Flight Sciences was awarded Northrop Grumman's 'Platinum Source' supplier status. Platinum status defines a Northrop Grumman supplier who has achieved and maintained a minimum 99% Quality rating, no less than 95% On-Time Delivery performance and maintain strong performance in Customer Satisfaction and Process Health for four consecutive quarters.

Aurora is a key member of Northrop Grumman's Global Hawk team, building several parts for the Global Hawk including the V-tails, aft fuselage, engine nacelle, chin fairing and other aerostructures. We've been selected as a team member to build similar aerostructures, including the radome, for the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (Triton) aircraft.

UTC Supplier Gold

Aurora Flight Sciences was recognized by Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (UTC) with Supplier Gold certification for outstanding quality, delivery and customer service at the company's Columbus, Mississippi manufacturing facility. Supplier Gold is UTC's highest recognition for supplier quality, delivery and customer service. Based on United Technologies Corporation's Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) methods, the Supplier Gold program was launched in 2007 to improve the operating performance of Sikorsky and its key suppliers. "Receiving Sikorksy's Supplier Gold status is a tremendous honor for Aurora and our employees," said John Langford, Aurora's Chairman and CEO. "It recognizes our commitment to producing quality products, delivering them on time, and providing our customers with outstanding service."