Armament Systems

Armament Systems  

Northrop Grumman specializes in innovating low-cost, highly reliable and precise weapons and ammunition for artillery and mortar systems, medium-caliber weapons platforms, battle tanks and individual soldiers. The company is the world’s top producer of medium-caliber live and training ammunition and gun systems, with more than five million units built in the last five years. Northrop Grumman is also a pioneer in hardened electronics technologies used in weapon applications and produces precision guidance kits that employ a common technology base to transform conventional artillery and mortar munitions into precise, Global Positioning System (GPS)-guided weapons.

Bushmaster Chain Guns and Automatic Cannons


Northrop Grumman's medium-caliber cannons boast unrivaled reliability and effectiveness. When paired with our exceptional training, services, certified accessories and warranties, the result is exceptional value and performance over the entire gun system lifecycle. The Bushmaster® Chain Gun® automatic cannons provide next generation, battle proven capability for a wide range of land, air and naval combat weapons platforms.

Precision Weapons


Northrop Grumman is the industry leader in providing precision weapons that are employed from air, land and sea based platforms. These weapons provide the ability to engage difficult targets with precision to increase effects while limiting the chance of collateral damage.

Guided Projectiles

Guided Projectiles  

The guided projectiles business features the Precision Guidance Kit that replaces conventional fuzes for artillery and mortar munitions, transforming them into precision weapons.

Medium- and Large-Caliber Ammunition

Medium and Large Ammo  

Northrop Grumman produces a broad spectrum of medium- and large-caliber ammunition for the U.S. military and its Allies for air, ground and sea applications. These rounds provide the outstanding accuracy, lethality and penetration necessary to defeat the threats on the battlefield today and tomorrow.

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