Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman is an American global aerospace and defense technology corporation, headquartered in West Falls Church, Virginia.

Northrop Grumman is a global security company providing systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, space, strike, and logistics.

Core Capabilities

From advanced threat detection to secure communications, Northrop Grumman works on a variety of survivable and rapidly reconfigurable systems that provide critical support needed for mission assurance.


Northrop Grumman leads an industry team that is working with the Air Force on the B-2 Spirit. In January 2019, Northrop Grumman was awarded a $1.3 billion upgrade and sustainment contract for its Litening advanced targeting pod.

Logistics and Modernization

Northrop Grumman is a provider of logistics solutions for global defense and federal-civil customers.

Autonomous Systems

Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems on land, at sea, in the air, and in space. These systems operate in areas and environments where manned vehicles cannot, allowing for prolonged missions, and helping reduce risk to human lives.


Northrop Grumman has invested in research areas such as identity management, situational awareness, modeling and simulation, cloud security, and supply chain.


Northrop Grumman is a provider of C4ISR systems. The company delivers analysis systems through advanced communications payloads and integrated solutions that support the U.S. and allied forces.




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May 6, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Peraton today announced it has successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of Perspecta Inc., establishing the company as the...
April 30, 2021
The Economic Times
U.S. President Joe Biden has proposed a flat defense budget for 2022, despite calls from progressive Democrats to cut Pentagon spending, removing a potential hurdle to profits at defense companies, including Northrop.
Alan Boyle
April 16, 2021
In a surprise move that was dictated by budget constraints, NASA is awarding $2.89 billion to SpaceX alone for the development of its Starship super-rocket...
Eric Berger
April 13, 2021
Ars Technica
"We're on the cusp of some bigger initiatives."
Mariella Moon
April 13, 2021
Northrop Grumman's Mission Extension Vehicle-2 clamped onto Intelsat's IS-10-02 communications satellite and extended its lifespan by five years.
Joey Roulette
April 12, 2021
The Verge
Northrop Grumman's Mission Extension Vehicle-2 nailed another milestone for in-orbit satellite servicing on Monday when it docked to an Intelsat satellite to extend its life for five years.
Devin Coldewey
April 12, 2021
Northrop Grumman hit a new milestone in extending the life of active spacecraft as a purpose-built spacecraft, MEV-2, docking with Intelsat's IS-10-02 satellite to give it another 5 years of life. It's a strong demonstration of the possibilities in a growing field of orbital servicing operations. MEV-2 launched in August and matched the orbit of [...]
Georgina Torbet
April 11, 2021
Digital Trends
The massive sunshield of NASA's upcoming James Webb Space Telescope has been folded away for the last time before its launch.
Jackson Peck
April 8, 2021
Ararat-based AME Systems is one of three companies certified worldwide to supply wire harnesses to US defence manufacturer Northrop Grumman.
Science X staff
April 7, 2021
Engineers working on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope have successfully folded and packed its sunshield for its upcoming million-mile (roughly 1.5 million kilometer) journey, which begins later this year.
Paragon Space Development Corp.
February 23, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Paragon Space Development Corporation (Paragon) is excited to announce that its latest life support technology was launched aboard Northrop...
The Associated Press
February 20, 2021
A space station supply ship named after the Black NASA mathematician featured in the movie 'Hidden Figures' rocketed into orbit Saturday, the 59th anniversary of John Glenn's historic launch.
By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer
February 20, 2021
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February 12, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association (AFA) today released the names of the 28 National Finalist teams that qualified for the CyberPatriot XIII Virtual...
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February 9, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- The "Electronic Warfare Market - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to's offering. The Electronic Warfare...
February 4, 2021
, , , , • E-2D Advanced Hawkeye prime contractor Northrop Grumman has placed a contract with Leonardo to provide its SRT-400 high frequency (HF) radio system , , • The radios will provide secure and stable voice and data communications , , • Leonardo has invested for over 50 years in airborne radio technology to become a leader in the domain. The company has sold thousands of units of its flexible, easy to operate radio systems to customers worldwide , , , , , , Leonardo has been awarded a contract...
February 4, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Feb. 11, to discuss science investigations and technology demonstrations...
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February 2, 2021
After decades of fits and starts, the multibillion dollar successor to the Hubble telescope is expected to launch as soon as this fall.
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February 1, 2021
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How the military is striving to make its technology a little more Lego-like.


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