Autonomous Systems – Delivering Customer Advantage

Autonomous Aerial RefuelingFirst International Air ShowCarrier LandingFirst Autonomous Helicopter Landing on a Moving ShipCrossing the Pacific in a Single Flight

Autonomous Aerial Refueling

The Northrop Grumman-built X-47B was the first autonomous aircraft to conduct aerial refueling in 2015. Click photo to watch the video.

First International Air Show

In 2015, an RQ-4 Global Hawk flew in for the Avalon Air Show in Australia, marking the first time the unmanned aircraft participated at an international air show. Click photo to watch the landing video.

Carrier Landing

Northrop Grumman's X-47B unmanned combat air system demonstrates how to successfully takeoff and land from the deck of a moving aircraft carrier. Click photo to watch the video.

First Autonomous Helicopter Landing on a Moving Ship

The Northrop Grumman-built Fire Scout was the first autonomous helicopter to land on the deck of a moving U.S. Navy ship in 2006.

Crossing the Pacific in a Single Flight

In 2001, an RQ-4 Global Hawk crossed the Pacific after a non-stop flight from California to Australia. Click photo to read the story from the Australian Defence Force.

 

MEET THE MISSION

Northrop Grumman´s Autonomous Systems help our customers meet a wide variety of missions.

NASA Global Hawk

Polar Eye

OFFSET



TECH & INNOVATION

Our engineers and scientists are constantly expanding the bounds of human potential.

TRITON: 5 Years
and Going Strong

Hitting the Box

Remotec Introduces
Next-generation Robot



THOUGHT LEADERSHIP/OUR PEOPLE

Our leaders are experts in autonomy, presenting a new vision for the field.

Sky High

Air, Land and Sea:
RoboNation

AUVSI Partnership/RobotX



FEATURED VIDEOS

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