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Open standards-based SIGINT sensor in development for USAF - News

October 06, 2021

FALLS CHURCH, Va. The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a contract to complete the design of a next-generation, open standards-based signals intelligence (SIGINT) sensor for high-altitude intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) platforms.


Rapid software deployment via Platform One demoed by Northrop Grumman - News

September 30, 2021

FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation, in collaboration with the U.S. Air Force 76th Software Engineering Group, carried out a demonstration leveraging the Air Force’s DevSecOps environment, Platform One, to provide a simulated mission software update to flight-rated mission hardware through a secure cloud environment.


Hypersonic vehicle concept notches successful test flight by DARPA and U.S. Air Force - News

September 27, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) teamed up recently with the U.S. Air Force to complete a free flight test of the DARPA Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC). The missile -- built for DARPA by Raytheon Technologies -- was released from an aircraft seconds before its Northrop Grumman scramjet [supersonic combustion ramjet] engine kicked on. 


Sensor from Collins Aerospace flies initial operational mission on RQ-4B Global Hawk UAS - News

September 20, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. Collins Aerospace reports that the U.S. Air Force (USAF) recently completed its first RQ-4B Global Hawk Block 30 unmanned aerial system (UAS) operational mission carrying the Collins Aerospace MS-177 multi-spectral imaging (MSI) sensor.


Electronic warfare and radar interoperability demoed with Northrop Grumman - News

September 13, 2021

FALLS CHURCH, Va. The Northrop Grumman Corporation Next Generation Electronic Warfare (NGEW) system joined the AN/APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) at Exercise Northern Lightning in its first flight test. Officials claim NGEW and SABR demonstrated full interoperability in a realistic and contested electromagnetic spectrum environment.


In-flight connectivity demoed by NGC to support JADC2 program - News

September 09, 2021

FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation demonstrated a data link for connecting aircraft in highly contested airspace for long-range command and control through an open architecture network. This experiment is a milestone in the evolution of a distributed multi-domain battle management command and control architecture such as Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2).


Tactical UAS completes flight tests for U.S. Army mission - News

September 03, 2021

FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation and Martin UAV (a Shield AI company) have completed flight testing of a V-BAT unmanned aircraft system (UAS) with new features including GPS-denied navigation and target designation capabilities.