Northrop Grumman will manufacture niobium-based connectors (NiobiCon) that will allow passage of electricity to enable recharging of underwater unmanned vehicles. "Northrop Grumman Corporation has signed its first non-exclusive agreement to manufacture niobium-based connectors (NiobiCon) specifically designed for harsh environments," the company said in a statement Wednesday
Northrop Grumman Corporation has started to manufacture components of the AQS-24B towed minehunting system with Marand Precision Engineering in Australia, at their Moorabbin, Victoria facility. The AQS-24 minehunting system includes an operational High Speed Synthetic Aperture Sonar (HSSAS) and an optical laser line scan sensor
The United States Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman a $172.4 million order to supply two MQ-4 Triton drones
Northrop Grumman will integrate its µSAS sonar system onto L3Harris Technologies Iver4 Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV) for a 12-month test period for the Defense Innovation Units (DIU) Next Generation Small-Class UUV program. The DIU is a United States Department of Defense (DoD) organization founded to help the US military make faster use of emerging commercial technologies
The South Korean Air Force has set up a reconnaissance squadron charged with operating the high altitude-long range surveillance drone, Global Hawk. The new military unit was established in December as South Korea brought in its first RQ-4 Block 30 Global Hawk Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) that month, the defence ministry announced
Northrop Grummans MQ-4C Triton surveillance UAV will allow the United States Navy to detect, track, classify and identify vessels on the ocean or in the littorals in some of the worlds busiest shipping lanes. The MQ-4C Triton is considered the most advanced surveillance platform with the US Navy which can track even small ships and relay their information to the US Navy for further action
Northrop Grummans AQS-24 mine hunting sonar recently completed initial in-water testing of AQS-24B Deploy and Retrieval (D&R) payload. Operated from the Mine Countermeasures Unmanned Surface Vessel (MCM USV), the AQS-24 D&R demonstrated the unmanned operations needed to perform a mine hunting mission off the MCM Mission Package aboard the littoral combat ship (LCS), Northrop said in a
Northrop Grumman has delivered the 1000th AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) supersonic, air-launched tactical missile system to the US Navy. A ceremony at the Northrop Grumman production facility in Northridge, California, commemorated the occasion, the company said in a statement
Northrop Grummans Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS) meant for the US Army has been tested, during which it engaged two incoming target cruise missiles. The IAMD Battle Command System has been touted to be the first real-competitor to the Russian S-400/Pantsir IMAD system
Northrop Grumman has been selected to set up a satellite system to track advanced missile threats under Missile Defense Agencys (MDA) Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor (HBTSS) program. “Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected as one of four Other Transaction Authority awards for the Phase IIa Prototype Payload Design and Signal-chain Processing Demonstration of the MDAs HBTSS program,” Northrop said in a
European MBDAs Common Anti-air Modular Missiles (CAMM) and Saabs Giraffe radar systems have been integrated into Northrop Grummans Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS). CAMM was the first non-US missile system to be demonstrated with IBCS earlier this year, and Giraffe represents the first non-US sensor system to be demonstrated, Northrop said in a
Northrop Grumman has delivered its 500th AN/APG-81 active electronically scanned array (AESA) fire control radar for the F-35 Lightning II. The AN/APG-81 radar has long-range active and passive air-to-air and air-to-ground modes that support different missions
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