In partnership with the U.S. Space Force and Space Development Agency, DARPA’s Blackjack program is targeting flights to low-Earth orbit (LEO) later this year and 2021. Using a series of small risk reduction satellites, the program aims to demonstrate advanced technology for satellite constellation autonomy and space mesh networks. Continue reading “Blackjack Focuses on Risk Reduction Flights and Simulations to Prepare for Full Demonstration”
Northrop Grumman Corporation and Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a business of Raytheon Technologies, are partnering to pursue a U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) contract for the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI). Continue reading “Northrop Grumman, Raytheon Partner on Next Generation Interceptor”
Orbital Corporation Ltd is pleased to announce it has signed a contract with leading aerospace and defence technology company Northrop Grumman Corporation for the development of a hybrid propulsion system for a Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle. Continue reading “Orbital UAV, Northrop Grumman to Develop New Hybrid UAV Propulsion System”
Northrop Grumman Corporation supplied digital cockpit upgrades to the integrated avionics suite for the U.S. Army’s UH-60V Black Hawk, which recently completed initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E). The completion of IOT&E marks a significant milestone for the UH-60V program on the pathway to full-rate production. Continue reading “Northrop Grumman’s Digital Cockpit Completes Initial Operational Test and Evaluation”
Northrop Grumman and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have formally signed a master research agreement (MRA) that will help foster innovation between the two organizations. Continue reading “Northrop Grumman, Carnegie Mellon to Collaborate on Artificial Intelligence Projects”
The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (ARFL) is developing space-based solar power transmission capability using high-efficiency solar cells to collect the sun’s energy, convert it to radio frequency, and beam it to earth. Continue reading “U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Developing Space Solar Power Beaming”
Northrop Grumman Corporation demonstrated progress toward successful heterogeneous unmanned vehicle (UxV) swarming with the test of Rapid Integration Swarm Ecosystem (RISE) at the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s (DARPA) second field experiment. Continue reading “Northrop Grumman Utilizes Dozens of Unmanned Vehicles to Deliver Unique Performance in DARPA Swarm Test”
A U.S Air Force Research Laboratory and U.S Air Force Test Center ground test team set a record for the highest thrust produced by an air-breathing hypersonic engine in Air Force history. Continue reading “U.S AFRL Achieves Record-Setting Hypersonic Ground Test Milestone”
Raytheon and Northrop Grumman have signed a teaming agreement to develop, produce and integrate Northrop Grumman’s scramjet combustors to power Raytheon’s air-breathing hypersonic weapons.
The U.S. Air Force has selected Northrop Grumman to deliver Cyber Enterprise Services (CES) on U.S. Cyber Command’s Unified Platform.