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Northrop Grumman wins $1.4 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon

WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Northrop Grumman Corp has been awarded a $1.4 billion modification to a contract for the production and delivery of nine Japan configuration E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft under the Foreign Military Sales Act, the Pentagon said on Thursday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham, Editing by Rosalba O'Brien)