Northrop Grumman Opens Missile Defense Futures Lab

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Northrop Grumman Opens Missile Defense Futures Lab
Missile Defense Futures Lab

Northrop Grumman recently opened its new Missile Defense Futures Lab (MDFL) in Huntsville to develop, test and field an integrated missile defense system.

The MDFL employs comprehensive modeling, simulation and visualization capabilities to foster innovation and collaboration between developers and warfighters.

With custom-built servers and the ability to process and relay data from missile detecting satellites and ground stations, the MDFL supports missile defense systems engineers with research, modeling and simulation and the development of tracking software to respond to nuclear and other threats.

With its flagship location in Huntsville, the MDFL is comprised of distributed facilities in Boulder, Colorado; Chandler, Arizona; Colorado Springs, Colorado; McLean, Virginia; Morrisville, North Carolina; and Baltimore, Maryland.

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