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The Navy's Electronic-Warfare Planes Could Soon Become 'Motherships'

David Axe Security,  Slow-flying unmanned aerial vehicles that could extend the distance at which Growler crews can pinpoint enemy radars. Northrop Grumman is trying to convince the U.S. Navy to transform the branch’s EA-18G GrowlerShow More Summary

Northrop Grumman to perform risk reduction for new Patriot radar | Japan requests funding for Aegis Ashore | Leonardo announces 2017 Linaps sales

Americas A 20-person team from Embraer arrived December 4 at an airport in Scottsbluff County, Nebraska in order to conduct cross-wind landing testing on its KC-390 military transport aircraft. Testing was initially scheduled to take place in Texas but weather in the area at the time did not have adequate wind. Instead, Denver International Airport […]

Northrop Grumman and Boeing Have Plans to Turbocharge America's Nuclear ICBMs

Kris Osborn Security, Northrop Grumman and Boeing teams were recently awarded Technology Maturation and Risk Reduction deals from the Air Force as part of a longer-term developmental trajectory aimed at developing new ICBMs. The new ICBMs will be deployed roughly within the same geographical expanse in which the current weapons are stationed. Show More Summary

Japan to postpone F-3 program, will buy F-35s, interceptors | First operational MQ-4C delivered to US Navy | UAE announces orders from Dubai Airshow

Americas Northrop Grumman announced Friday that it has delivered the first operational MQ-4C Trition UAV to the US Navy at its facility at Point Mugu. It will be joined by a second operational Triton later this year and both aircraft will be prepared by the maintenance detachment of Unmanned Patrol Squadron based at Point Mugu […]

These are the 20 defense companies donating the most money to American politicians

Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and Northrop Grumman all recently received contracts to develop a laser weapon for US fighter jets. The three defense companies have also donated more money in the 2018 election cycle than any other company in...Show More Summary

The Sum of Their Fears: The MQ-25 Stingray

There is fear that the situation within U.S. Navy acquisitions is far from healthy. Such potent can also be read into the decision that Northrop Grumman was dropping out of the competition for the navy’s MQ-25 unmanned tanker. Concerns have been rising since Naval Aviation’s issuance of a request for proposals (RFP) for the MQ-25 Stingray aircraft earlier this month.

E-2D Hawkeye: The Navy’s New AWACS

(click to view full) Northrop Grumman’s E-2C Hawkeye is a carrier-capable “mini-AWACS” aircraft, designed to give long-range warning of incoming aerial threats. Secondary roles include strike command and control, land and maritime surveillance, search and rescue, communications relay, and even civil air traffic control during emergencies. Show More Summary

The DHS is buying a new database to store biometrics for 500 million people

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The DHS's old "IDENT" database is full, with 240,000,000 records in a system designed to hold 200,000,000; so they're paying arms-dealers and erstwhile comic-book superheroes Northrop Grumman $93,000,000 to develop a new system called...Show More Summary

Extending the Range of the U.S. Navy's E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

Dave Majumdar Security, Extending the E-2D mission radius and time of station just helps the Advanced Hawkeye become an even more effective weapon. The Northrop Grumman E-2D Advanced Hawkeye completed its first aerial refueling earlier this summer. The new capability, which will be eventually be retrofitted onto the U.S. Show More Summary

New Northrop Grumman drones to begin taking over 50-year-old Navy ocean surveillance plane mission

A high-flying drone equipped with surveillance sensors and a wingspan longer than that of a Boeing 737 will be the newest way for the U.S. Navy to monitor the seas. The first operational MQ-4C Triton drone will be delivered by Northrop Grumman Corp. to the Navy within the next week at Point Mugu...

Why Russia, China and North Korea Should Fear America's B-21 Bomber

2 months agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

On October 27, 2015, nearly thirty-four years to the day after Northrop Grumman was awarded the contract to develop the first stealth bomber, the U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop a contract for a new bomber: the B-21 Raider. In invoking...Show More Summary

Northrop drop out of Navy’s Stringray program | Six more Super Tucano’s for Afghanistan | Eurofighter add sweeteners to Belgian fighter competition

Americas Northrop Grumman has pulled out of the US Navy’s MQ-25 Stingray unmanned refueler competition. Despite being the company who developed the test platform that proved a UAV could take off and land from an aircraft carrier, CEO Wes Bush cited the Navy’s requirements in the request for proposal issued earlier this month as the […]

Why Russia, China and North Korea Should Fear America's B-21 Bomber

Kyle Mizokami Security, This is everything we know about it—so far. On October 27, 2015, nearly thirty-four years to the day after Northrop Grumman was awarded the contract to develop the first stealth bomber, the U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop a contract for a new bomber: the B-21 Raider. Show More Summary

5 Reasons No Nation Wants to Go to War with the U.S. Air Force

Dave Majumdar Security, 5 weapons, that is.  The Air Force’s tiny fleet of twenty Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit stealth bombers is the only long-range penetrating strike asset in the service’s arsenal. No other aircraft in the Air Force...Show More Summary

Scaled Composites new X-plane takes to the skies

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Scaled Composites took the wraps off its Model 401 experimental plane as it recently completed its roll out and maiden flight. The aircraft, which was developed in secret by the wholly owned Northrop Grumman subsidiary for an unnamed...Show More Summary

Fan outrage kills Marvel's deal to promote real-world arms-dealers in Avengers comics

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

On Saturday at New York Comic-Con, Marvel was scheduled to do a splashy launch event announcing the crossover between the Avengers and Northrop Grumman, a notorious arms dealer whose stealth bombers and drones have been front and center...Show More Summary

Marvel Cancels Comic Crossover With Defence Giant Northrop Grumman [Updated]

All Images. Marvel Comics Marvel has ended its comics partnership with defence contractor Northrop Grumman, having previously cancelled Saturday's New York Comic Con announcement event, after facing criticism for seemingly promoting war profiteering. More »      

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Marvel Cancels NYCC Event With Northrop Grumman, But This Isn’t Comics’ First Queasy Alliance With the Military-Industrial Complex

2 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

After backlash from fans, Marvel has cancelled an all-ages comic promoting the defense contractor Northrop Grumman. However, this partnership is just one piece of comics' long history with the military-industrial complex.

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