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Northrop Grumman Promotes Jay Shiba

Photonics.com
Mar 2009
Jay_Shiba.jpgNorthrop Grumman Corp. of Baltimore has named Jay A. Shiba vice president of supply chain management for its Electronic Systems sector. Shiba has held a number of management positions in contracts and business management, including manager of contract review, contracts and pricing manager for the sector’s Marine Systems business unit in Sunnyvale, Calif., and contracts manager for the Aerospace Systems Div. in Baltimore. In 1999, he was appointed business manager of the sector’s Government Systems Div. Most recently, he served as business manager of the Surface Combatant business area for Northrop Grumman’s Shipbuilding sector in Pascagoula, Miss., where he provided business management direction for the US Navy’s DDG-1000 development and construction program and the DDG-51 Aegis-class destroyer program, as well as the US Coast Guard’s fleet replacement program through a joint venture with Lockheed Martin.


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The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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