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Hybrid electric UAS built for DARPA by Northrop Grumman - News

July 11, 2024

REDONDO BEACH, California. Northrop Grumman Corporation has designed and built the XRQ-73 SHEPARD, a Series Hybrid Electric Propulsion AiRcraft Demonstration (SHEPARD) vehicle designed and constructed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the company announced in a statement.


UUV prototype completes in-water testing for DARPA - News

May 01, 2024

ARLINGTON, Va. The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) reports that it accomplished full-scale, in-water testing of the Manta Ray prototype uncrewed underwater vehicle (UUV) -- built by Northrop Grumman -- during February and March 2024. 


Support team for Australia’s MQ-4C Triton fleet on board with Northrop Grumman Australia deal - Other

April 23, 2024

BRISBANE, Australia. Northrop Grumman Australia reports that it signed a contract with L3Harris Corporation (L3HCA) to handle the operation and maintenance of command-and-control systems aboard Australia’s MQ-4C Triton multi-intelligence uncrewed aircraft fleet. 


Manta Ray UUV assembly completed by Northrop Grumman - News

April 09, 2024

ANNAPOLIS, Md. Northrop Grumman engineers completed assembly of a full-size uncrewed underwater vehicle (UUV) prototype they dubbed Manta Ray. The UUV is an extra-large glider that will operate long-duration, long-range, and payload-capable undersea missions without need for on-site human logistics.


Integrated Battle Command System demos missile defense capabilities in live-fire test - News

April 05, 2024

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama. Northrop Grumman Corporation tested its Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS) at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, where the IBCS system integrated data from a Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS) to detect, track, and intercept a surrogate long-range cruise missile using a PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement, the company announced in a statement.


CAES recognized with Northrop Grumman's Supplier Excellence award - Press Release

April 01, 2024

ARLINGTON, Va. Mission-critical electronics provider CAES has been recognized by Northrop Grumman Corp. as a top supplier in Performance Excellence for 2023 with a Supplier Excellence Award. 


Evolving UAS threats spur industry to get creative with C-UAS solutions - Story

March 12, 2024

Uncrewed systems once served merely a supporting role in the military – useful for certain niche tasks from explosive ordnance disposal to broad area surveillance, but not as a fundamental capability like tanks or aircraft. For more than a decade, uncrewed aerial systems (UASs) have delivered lethal capability, especially in the conflict in Ukraine. As the UAS threat evolves, so must countermeasures.