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Northrop Grumman in Iuka

The Iuka site supports various programs in space and aeronautics.

Lake at sunset near Iuka, MS

Defining Possible in Iuka, Mississippi

Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense, and cyberspace to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers worldwide. Our employees are Defining Possible every day using science, technology, and engineering to create and deliver advanced systems, products, and service.

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Key Programs

  • Antares
  • Atlas
  • F-35
  • HALO
  • Minotaur
  • SLS
  • Stealth Aircraft

Tishomingo County Courthouse

Life in Iuka

Iuka is known for its natural beauty – so here, you’ll experience more than 50,000 acres of lakes and Woodall Mountain. Tishomingo County is also known for its low cost of living and rural lifestyle, which includes little-to-no traffic, rural country-sides, southern hospitality and southern comfort food. 

There are a number of highly rated and ranked schools, colleges and universities in the area – all within two-hours. Weather in Iuka includes temperate winters, long, hot summers, plentiful rain, and when there are cold spells, they’re short in duration. In terms of travel, Iuka is situated in proximity of three major airports: Huntsville International, Memphis International and Nashville International.

Lake at sunset near Iuka, MS

Local Attractions

  • Boating/water skiing on Pickwick Lake or Tombigbee Waterway
  • Fishing
  • 10,000’s of acres of wildlife management areas for public hunting
  • Camping
  • Canoeing/kayaking down Bear Creek
  • Hiking/rock climbing at Tishomingo State Park or J.P. State Park
  • Bicycling down the Natchez Trace Parkway and other trails
  • J.P. Coleman State Park
  • Museums and historical sites like the Old Courthouse Museum, Shiloh Battlefield, Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum, and Holly Springs Motor Speedway

Why Join Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman employees are Defining Possible every day through science, technology and engineering. We are 95,000 people – with careers in all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – working as one to defend and define the future.

Work/Life Balance

Many sites have 9/80 days, telework and flexible scheduling options, plus generous paid time off. Indeed named Northrop Grumman a top 10 company for work/life balance in 2018.

Who We Are

Ranked on DiversityInc's annual list of Top 50 Companies for Diversity since 2010, we recruit top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds to ensure our teams are skilled, focused and innovative.


We have 100,000 employees in all 50 states in the US and 21 countries worldwide.

Extensive Benefits

We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.

In the Community

From the environment to STEM education to philanthropy, we're committed to the community. We encourage and enable our employees to volunteer in meaningful activities with lasting impact.


Our employees’ commitment to quality combined with our leadership’s commitment to workplace environment and diversity has resulted in many significant accolades.

Diversity and Inclusion at Northrop Grumman

Creating a work force and a workplace that values diversity and fosters inclusion is pivotal to promoting innovation and increasing productivity and profitability.

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