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Northrop, US Navy Integrate Manned, Unmanned Flight Operations

Northrop, US Navy Integrate Manned, Unmanned Flight Operations

Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy offered a glimpse of the future of carrier aviation on Aug. 17 by conducting a series of cooperative flights from the aircraft carrier, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), using an X-47B Unmanned Air […]


Fire Scout UAV, Seahawk Tested on LCS 1

Fire Scout UAV, Seahawk Tested on LCS 1

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) and the U.S. Navy successfully flew the unmanned MQ-8B Fire Scout simultaneously with the MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter for the first time. The capability demonstrates how a mix of aircraft can increase a ship commander’s intelligence-gathering […]


Northrop, Yamaha Motor, Collaborate on Unmanned Helicopter System

Northrop, Yamaha Motor, Collaborate on Unmanned Helicopter System

Rotary Bat incorporates latest autonomous control, intelligence gathering technologies Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., have agreed to work together to develop and market an innovative small, unmanned autonomous helicopter system. Called the Rotary Bat (R-Bat), […]


Northrop Delivers Mode S Upgrade for the UK’s Sentry AWACS System

Northrop Delivers Mode S Upgrade for the UK’s Sentry AWACS System

Northrop Grumman has designed, developed, integrated and fielded a Mode S upgrade to the Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) interrogator for the Sentry E-3D Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) fleet based at Royal Air Force Waddington. The IFF interrogator […]


Northrop to Provide Dismounted IED Jammers for US Marines

Northrop to Provide Dismounted IED Jammers for US Marines

The U.S. Marine Corps has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) to provide electronic jamming backpack systems to counter the threat of roadside improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Under the Counter Radio-controlled IED Electronic Warfare Marine Expeditionary Unit Special Operation Capable, or […]


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 […]


 
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