Search Results for: Northrop

Northrop Receives Initial Air Force Order for Updated Targeting Pods

LITENING targeting

Northrop Grumman has received an initial order from the U.S. Air Force to supply targeting pods that are equipped with a digital video technology and designed to help aircrews locate targets at a long range. The company said Tuesday it will provide updated LITENING sensors that process full-color videos with a more than 1K-by-1K resolution to help military users understand a combat environment.

Read More »

Northrop Completes Design Test of Extended-Range Tactical Missile Components

Northrop Grumman has concluded a critical design review of an anti-radiation warhead and a rocket motor for an extended-range tactical missile system the U.S. Navy intends to use with EA-18G and F/A-18E/F aircraft platforms. The company said Thursday it tested the lethality of the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile-ER warhead and the performance of the weapon's rocket motor at extreme temperatures.

Read More »

Northrop Delivers SLS Booster Segments to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

Northrop Grumman has shipped a pair of rocket boosters for NASA's Space Launch System rocket to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida from a company-run factory in Promontory, Utah. The deliveries will allow the rocket to support the first Artemis mission that aims to demonstrate an uncrewed launch through integrated performance between SLS, NASA ground operations and the Orion Spacecraft, Northrop said Monday.

Read More »

Northrop’s Kathy Warden: Air Force’s Urgency to Replace ICBM Keeps GBSD Program on Pace

Kathy Warden

Kathy Warden, chairman, president and CEO of Northrop Grumman and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said she believes future budget pressures as a result of the coronavirus pandemic will not have an impact on the schedule of the U.S. Air Force’s $85B Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinental ballistic missile program, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday.

Read More »