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Northrop Begins UAV Multispectral Sensor Payload Test

Northrop Grumman has conducted an inaugural flight test of a multispectral sensor payload onboard a high-altitude long-range unmanned aircraft system. Northrop said Wednesday it integrated the MS-177 sensor into an RQ-4 Global Hawk drone during the test flight held at the company’s facility in Palmdale, California. The sensor is designed to find targets with broad area search and sensing methods as well …

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Northrop Tests Synoptic Sensor Tech on Global Hawk UAV; Mick Jaggers Comments

Northrop Grumman has flown a legacy U.S. Air Force sensor for the first time on a company-built RQ-4 Global Hawk drone as part of efforts to demonstrate sensors that are previously unavailable to the unmanned aerial vehicle. The Optical Bar Camera test marks the second of three planned demonstrations of the technology, Northrop said Wednesday. The broad-area …

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Northrop Grumman Mounts SYERS-2 Intelligence-Gathering Sensor on Global Hawk

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Northrop Grumman has flown a SYERS-2 intelligence-gathering sensor on an RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system using its Universal Payload Adapter. The company said Thursday the demonstration marked the first time the U.S Air Force sensor has been mounted on a high-altitude drone. The flight tests conducted at Northrop’s California facility are part of …

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Northrop Grumman Global Hawk Receives William W. Otterson Award; Mick Jaggers Comments

Northrop Grumman has received a technology recognition for the company’s Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system from San Diego-based innovation company accelerator Connect. Connect presented the William W. Otterson Award at the company’s Most Innovative New Products ceremony on Dec. 1, 2015, Northrop said Tuesday. “Global Hawk has always been on the cutting …

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Northrop’s Partners Firstec, KJF Begin Parts Production for South Korea’s Global Hawk; Mick Jaggers Comments

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Northrop Grumman has marked the start of component parts production with Korea Jig and Fixtures and Firstec for South Korea’s RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial systems. Firstec displayed its wire harnesses and KJF showed its aerospace-grade machine parts for the UAS at the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition, Northrop said …

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