Defining Possible in Manned and Unmanned Air Systems

Northrop Grumman is an innovative manned and unmanned air system provider with a proven track record of systems engineering, manufacturing excellence and reliability.

We build some of the world’s most advanced aircraft. From the innovative B-2 Spirit and B-21 Raider stealth bombers to the groundbreaking X-47B, in addition to powerful airborne sensors and systems. We specialize in Autonomous Systems, Commercial Aviation, Communications, Global Platform Modernization, Integrated Avionics, Manned Aircraft, Military Aircraft Systems, Navigation Systems, Radar Systems, Electronic Warfare Systems, Strike, and Aerospace Structures for military and commercial customers worldwide.

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Delivering Customer Advantage


unmanned aircraft

Autonomous Systems

From unmanned aerial vehicles to hazardous-duty robots, underwater minehunting systems and defense readiness targets, Northrop Grumman is a recognized leader in autonomous systems, helping our customers meet a wide variety of missions across sea, air, land and space.


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Composite Structures

From fuselage parts to engine components, Northrop Grumman's lightweight, high-strength composite materials are reducing the weight, improving the performance and lowering the lifecycle cost of commercial aircraft.


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flying wing

Manned Aircraft

Since our inception, Northrop Grumman has been a pioneer in the development of manned aircraft. From fighter jets and stealth bombers to surveillance and electronic warfare, we've been providing manned solutions to customers worldwide since the 1930s.


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Military Aircraft

Northrop Grumman has a proud tradition of providing technological leadership in all aspects of military aviation, such as manned, unmanned, targeting, surveillance, and aircraft self-protection systems that enable warfighters to accomplish missions anytime, anywhere and under any conditions.


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SABR (Scalable Agile Beam Radar) APG-83 AESA for the F-16 and Legacy Aircraft

Radar Systems

Built on a wealth of design and production experience, Northrop Grumman’s active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars provide unparalleled battlespace situational awareness and air-to-air and air-to-ground superiority.


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As a leader in integrated strike systems, Northrop Grumman brings world-class capabilities in system design, air vehicle design, flight controls, strategic missile systems, vehicle management systems, network-enabling technologies and survivability.


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