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10 Cool Facts about the B-2

1 - An Engineering Marvel To bring the B-2 to life, Northrop Grumman had to invent all components from scratch. That list included tools, a software laboratory, composite materials, special test equipment, and 3-D modeling and computer systems. Related manufacturing processes were also created.   2 - Why it’s No.…

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About GBSD

The U.S. Air Force’s Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) is the weapon system replacement for the aging LGM-30 Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile system (ICBM). GBSD represents the modernization of the ground-based leg of the nuclear triad. The Minuteman III first became operational in the early 1970s. While certain components…

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AN/AAQ-37 Distributed Aperture System (DAS) for the F-35

Our AN/AAQ-37 Distributed Aperture System (DAS) surrounds the aircraft with a protective sphere of situational awareness. It warns the pilot of incoming aircraft and missile threats as well as providing day/night vision, fire control capability and precision tracking of wingmen/friendly aircraft for tactical maneuvering.

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AN/ZPY-1 STARLite Small Tactical Radar – Lightweight

AN/ZPY-1 STARLite is a small, lightweight SAR/GMTI/DMTI radar used for supporting tactical operations. STARLite offers superior performance at low cost.

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B-2 Spirit Media Gallery

View images of the B-2 Spirit on this page. We invite you to watch videos of the B-2 in action, or watch the Northrop Grumman miniseries, Crafting History, that explores the rich heritage of the B-2 and how Northrop Grumman employees developed this legendary aircraft.   Images Playlist    …

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B-2 Stealth Bomber

  Technical Details  |  Images & Videos |  Get Updates  |  Careers  |  B-21 Raider   B-2 in the News

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B-2 Technical Details

Type Strategic, long-range heavy bomber with low-observable technology and all-altitude capability to penetrate the most sophisticated air defenses in nuclear and conventional missions Power Plant Four General Electric F118-GE-100 turbofans, each 17,300 lbs. thrust. Crew Two (pilot and mission commander) Wingspan 172 feet Length 69 feet Height 17 feet Top…

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B-21 Long-Range Bomber FAQs

What is the B-21? The B-21 Raider is a new high-tech stealth bomber being developed to replace the Air Force’s aging bomber fleet. Designed to be long-range, highly survivable and capable of carrying a mix of conventional and nuclear ordinance, the B-21 will join the nuclear triad as a visible…

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B-21 News

America’s Bomber Force is Too Small and Getting Smaller March 12, 2020 The United States should invest in its current long-range penetrating strike capabilities while awaiting the B-21 Raider according to a former Air Force senior leader. Read more at Defense News. Senior Leaders Visit B-21 Design, Development Headquarters March…

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B-21 Raider

      B-21 FAQs   |  B-21 NEWS  |  GET UPDATES  |  STUDIES AND REPORTS  |  SUPPORTING VOICES |  CAREERS   Industry Partners  

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B-21 Studies and Reports

Northrop Grumman's B-21 Raider will play a vital role in U.S. national security and strategic deterrence. Read the latest studies and reports about this critical mission.

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Deterrence News for the 21st Century

Sign up to receive pertinent and timely information from Northrop Grumman about the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD).  This U.S. Air Force program represents the modernization of the ground-based leg of the nuclear triad.   Subscribe to our newsletter * indicates required Email Address * First Name Last Name Zip…

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Electronic Warfare

The military uses the electromagnetic spectrum — essential, yet invisible — to detect, deceive and disrupt the enemy while protecting friendly forces. As enemies become more capable and threats more complex, controlling the spectrum is increasingly critical.

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F-16 탑재형 APG-83 맞춤형 고속 빔 레이더 (SABR) AESA

SABR은 전세계에 배치된 구형 F-16 시리즈의 기존 전기 및 냉각 설비 여건 안에서 최적의 레이더 시스템을 구축함으로써 해당 F-16 편대의 임무 수행을 십 수 년 연장합니다.

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HAMMR – Highly Adaptable Multi-Mission Radar

HAMMR features a compact, lightweight ground configuration that employs an active electronically scanned array (AESA) antenna technology from airborne fighter aircraft.

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ICBM: Over 65 Years of Technical Leadership

Through the work of our heritage companies, Northrop Grumman has sustained and modernized the nation's ICBM systems for more than 65 years, and this critical work continues today. Explore the milestones that compose our rich history of leadership and innovation in ICBM technology.   Through the work of our heritage…

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Lightweight Laser Designator Rangefinder AN/PED-1

The AN/PED-1 LLDR provides a unique capability to Forward Observers, Forward Air Controllers and Naval Gunfire Spot Teams.

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LITENING Advanced Targeting Pod

Northrop Grumman’s LITENING is a podded, multi-sensor targeting and surveillance system that enables aircrews to detect, acquire, auto-track and identify targets at long ranges.

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LITENING Program Management Review

Northrop Grumman invites you to attend the LITENING Program Management Review (PMR).April 21-23, 2020 Rolling Meadows, IL

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MAKING THE ARMY STRONGER

ENABLING OUR ARMY TO DOMINATE IN EVERY DOMAIN In its commitment to support the U.S. Army's modernization transformation, Northrop Grumman delivers modern, critical capabilities to soldiers and combat formations quickly and affordably. With deep expertise and understanding of the multi-domain battle, our combat avionics, integrated air and missile defense, cyber…

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