Articles written by: Northrop Grumman

Northrop to Build Five More MQ-8C Fire Scouts for the US Navy

Northrop to Build Five More MQ-8C Fire Scouts for the US Navy

Northrop Grumman will build five additional U.S. Navy MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters, which allow ship commanders to extend their intelligence-gathering capabilities far beyond the horizon. Final assembly of the aircraft will take place at the company’s Unmanned Systems Center […]


Global Hawk Expands Satellite Communications Capability

Global Hawk Expands Satellite Communications Capability

The U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has completed a series of ground and air demonstrations at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., expanding the adaptability of the Global Hawk system to use an additional Satellite Communications […]


Scalable Agile Beam Radar Brings Advanced Capabilities to Global F-16 Fleets

Scalable Agile Beam Radar Brings Advanced Capabilities to Global F-16 Fleets

Northrop Grumman Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) will help bring advanced capabilities to existing global F-16 fleets, keeping them formidable beyond 2025, according to the head of the company’s Combat Avionics Systems business unit. Northrop Grumman Vice President Jeff Leavitt […]


Northrop Awarded US Military Contract For Navigation Systems

Northrop Awarded US Military Contract For Navigation Systems

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Air Force for purchase and sustainment of its embedded global positioning/inertial navigation systems (EGI). Under an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract with a potential value of up to $200 […]


MQ-8C Fire Scout Completes First Flight

MQ-8C Fire Scout Completes First Flight

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy successfully flew the second MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter for the first time. Conducted at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, Calif., the flight will allow the team to ramp up testing efforts to […]


A Faster, Simpler Way to Replace Obsolete Parts for B-2 Bomber

A Faster, Simpler Way to Replace Obsolete Parts for B-2 Bomber

The U.S. Air Force will get its first look at a faster, more affordable way to replace obsolete avionics on the B-2 stealth bomber under a contract awarded last August to Northrop Grumman. Under the 43-month, $43.5 million award, the […]


Northrop Grumman Delivers 100th EA-18G Airborne Electronic Attack Kit

Northrop Grumman Delivers 100th EA-18G Airborne Electronic Attack Kit

Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered the 100th airborne electronic attack (AEA) kit for the EA-18G Growler aircraft. The AEA kit is a critical component of the aircraft, which allows warfighters to target and attack the most complex enemy communication and […]


Northrop and Trex Enterprises to Introduce Celestial Navigation to Soldier Precision Targeting Laser Systems

Northrop and Trex Enterprises to Introduce Celestial Navigation to Soldier Precision Targeting Laser Systems

Northrop Grumman has announced an agreement to collaborate with Trex Enterprises Corporation to bring celestial navigation technology to the precision targeting capability provided to the U.S. military and allied forces. Trex Enterprises has developed and matured the core technology for […]


Northrop, Navy Complete Nine Flights of Triton Unmanned Aircraft System

Northrop, Navy Complete Nine Flights of Triton Unmanned Aircraft System

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy have completed nine initial flight tests of the Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS), marking the half-way point in a process called envelope expansion. During envelope expansion, the test team validates the aircraft’s ability to […]


 
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