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  • Mike Mackey: Navy's 2nd Northrop Triton Drone Undergoes Flight Testing - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mike Mackey: Navy’s 2nd Northrop Triton Drone Undergoes Flight Testing

    The U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman flew a second unmanned Triton aircraft for 6.7 hours on Wednesday from the company’s manufacturing center in Palmdale, California. Northrop said Thursday the MQ-4C Triton test was conducted in preparation of the drone’s ferry flight to the Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, later this month. The UAS will […] More

  • Mike Mackey: Northrop, Navy Review Initial Test Points for Triton UAS - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mike Mackey: Northrop, Navy Review Initial Test Points for Triton UAS

    Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy have finished the first test flight phase for the company’s Triton unmanned aircraft system in an effort to evaluate how the drone flies at different altitudes, speeds and weights. The company said Monday 568 test points were evaluated during the initial envelope expansion test program through 13 simulated flight tests, 81 hours of long-endurance […] More

  • Northrop Conducts Wing Strength Tests on the Triton UAS; Mike Mackey Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Conducts Wing Strength Tests on the Triton UAS; Mike Mackey Comments

    Northrop Grumman has announced that structural strength tests on the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system’s wings showed that it can handle more than the required load by the U.S. Navy. The company said it worked with Triumph Group Inc.’s subsidiary, Vought Aircraft Division, to demonstrate the Triton’s strength during surveillance missions, Northrop Grumman announced Monday. During […] More

  • Northrop Flies Triton Sensor on Gulfstream Surrogate Plane; Mike Mackey Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Flies Triton Sensor on Gulfstream Surrogate Plane; Mike Mackey Comments

    Northrop Grumman has conducted more than 25 flight tests of a sensor for an unmanned aircraft system the company is building for the U.S. Navy to carry out maritime surveillance missions. The company has flown a Gulfstream II surrogate aircraft off the California coast during series of risk-reduction tests on the Triton vehicle’s Multi-Function Active Sensor, […] More

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