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Defining Possible in Palmdale
The site is uniquely suited for the development, prototyping, production and testing of military aircraft systems, both manned and unmanned. The highly specialized manufacturing and engineering facility is located on the Government owned/Contractor operated (GOCO) U.S. Air Force Plant 42. Northrop Grumman occupies about 66% of Plant 42’s various sites. Every day employees can see their hard work take off and land on the flight test runway.
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The Northrop Grumman Palmdale site is a world-class facility and home to some of the world’s most technologically advanced aircraft.
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Manufacturing and Production
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Our Flagship Programs in the Palmdale Area
- F-35 Center Fuselage Integrated Assembly Line (IAL)
- B-21 Stealth Bomber
- Global Hawk Enterprise: High-altitude, long-endurance HALE Unmanned Systems, including NATO AGS and Triton
With over 5,000 openings, we’re hiring for roles across the company, including manufacturing, engineering, business management, supply chain, quality assurance and cyber.