Northrop Grumman

By Guy Norris, Steve Trimble Dec 08, 2023
A new book takes the wraps off the secret flight-test history of the facility in the Nevada Test and Training Range like no one ever has before. Listen in to hear from author Peter Merlin.
Check 6

By Michael Bruno Dec 04, 2023
Ken Bedingfield, a former chief financial officer at Northrop Grumman, is taking the same position at L3Harris Technologies, the latter announced Dec. 4.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Tony Osborne Dec 04, 2023
The UK Defense Ministry says Cawdor Barracks, formerly a U.K. Royal Air Force flight training base, has been named as the preferred DARC site.

By Steve Trimble Dec 04, 2023
Most fighter aircraft made in the U.S. are in line to get improved radar warning receivers and self-protection jammers.
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

By Chen Chuanren Nov 29, 2023
Taiwan’s retirement of the F-5 leaves Thailand and South Korea as the remaining operators of the fighter in the Asia-Pacific region.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Garrett Reim Nov 27, 2023
SSC has awarded Lockheed Martin a $5.2 million contract to prototype missile typing and characterizing algorithms for overhead persistent infrared satellites.

By Steve Trimble Nov 27, 2023
The timing and quality of the Raider’s second sortie may be at least as significant for the secretive U.S. Air Force program as the first, if not more.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Brian Everstine Nov 22, 2023
The ramp up is taking place at Northrop’s Linthicum, Maryland, facility.
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

By Tony Osborne Nov 21, 2023
Germany’s Pegasus sigint system has passed a milestone critical design review ahead of installation and integration onto three Bombardier Global 6000 bizjets.
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

By Brian Everstine Nov 21, 2023
The bomber’s public first flight kicks off an intensive test campaign and more funding for Northrop Grumman.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Graham Warwick Nov 16, 2023
Over 50 years, GPS has evolved and inspired the development of similar systems by other nations.

By Graham Warwick Nov 15, 2023
Aurora’s concept is a stealthy transport-style flying-wing design with moderate sweep and embedded engines powering four lift fans via mechanical drives.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Chen Chuanren Nov 14, 2023
Northrop Grumman says the Triton's flight evaluated the performance of the engine, flight controls, fuel system and basic aircraft handling.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Brian Everstine Nov 10, 2023
Video confirms the flying-wing aircraft has a simple W-shape trailing edge and reveals an extremely clean design with an almost featureless underside.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Nov 10, 2023
Readers write about Bill Sweetman’s recent B-21 cover story, AAM market appeal, U.S. military drone swarm acquisition and supersonic transport challenges.
Aviation Week & Space Technology

By Jen DiMascio, Steve Trimble, Michael Bruno, Brian Everstine Nov 10, 2023
Aviation Week editors take a break from Day 2 of the A&D Programs conference to tease out the intractable issues facing the industrial base.
Check 6

By Brian Everstine Nov 09, 2023
As E-2Cs retire, the service begins phased upgrades to the E-2D fleet, ending with the biggest modernization since it began fielding Advanced Hawkeyes in 2007.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Steve Trimble Nov 07, 2023
DARPA plans to select designs from one or more of the companies to build a prototype to fly in 2027.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Brian Everstine Oct 30, 2023
Northrop Grumman and York will build another 100 data transport satellites under new $1.3 billion contracts from the Space Development Agency.

By Matthew Fulco Oct 26, 2023
Northrop Grumman beat Wall Street’s estimates of its revenue and earnings per share (EPS) in the third quarter.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Graham Warwick Oct 25, 2023
The defense giant has transferred all intellectual property for its hybrid airships to spinoff AT² Aerospace.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne Oct 23, 2023
Airbus and Northrop Grumman have teamed up to bid on the modernization of the UK’s Skynet military communications satellites.

By Chen Chuanren Oct 18, 2023
Hanwha Systems has unveiled a new active electronically scanned array radar designed for light combat aircraft, uncrewed combat aerial systems and helicopters.
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

By Steve Trimble Oct 18, 2023
Korea Aerospace Industries has selected Northrop Grumman’s Airborne Laser Mine Detection System for a new variant of the MUH-1 Marineon helicopter.
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

By Brian Everstine Oct 16, 2023
Lockheed Martin’s Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) proposal has completed its digital all-up-round preliminary design review (PDR).
Missile Defense & Weapons