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T-38 Talon

T-38 Talon world's first supersonic trainer

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The AN/APR-39 Digital Radar Warning Receiver Family

The electronic battlefield becomes more complex every day, dominated by an array of multispectral (RF/IR/EO) threats that jeopardize aircrew survival. To survive, aircrews must have not only sophisticated digital radar sensors and countermeasures but also a way to manage them. AN/APR-39D(V)2 The Northrop Grumman APR-39D(V)2 Radar Warning Receiver (RWR)/Electronic Warfare…

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The Doolittle Raiders’ Legacy Lives On, 75 Years Later

During the early days of U.S. military involvement in World War II, the country had been caught off guard, suffering a string of devastating defeats, and left with few victories on the horizon. Most far-flung U.S. military outposts in the Pacific had been lost in mere weeks, with forces in…

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The Northrop Grumman GBSD Nationwide Team Has Extensive Missile Systems Expertise

        The Northrop Grumman GBSD team, if selected, is ready to deliver on a national security priority to develop a modernized ICBM capability for the U.S. Air Force. The current team's responsibilities include: Aerojet Rocketdyne: solid-fueled rocket motor, post-boost propulsion BRPH: architecture and engineering Clark Construction: construction…

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Turning imaging into intelligence

LITENING's Digital Vision By Stephen Lamb Is that an insurgent or a farmer walking toward the convoy? A fishing boat or a military craft approaching the ship? An aviator may have just seconds to make the call, and it is a choice fraught with consequences. Arriving at the right decision…

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