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It's science fiction.
Until it's not.
- We develop and build some of the world’s most advanced missile defense technology. From Command systems to Directed Energy weapons, advanced munitions and powerful sensors, we’re defining what is possible across multiple domains to ensure reliable, effective protection.
Northrop Grumman has been an important contributor to missile defense since the beginning, from providing threat discrimination software to building flight hardware for interceptors.
Today, our portfolio touches every major element of an end-to-end missile defense system across all layers and ranges, from left of launch to the successful intercept of a threat and post-engagement analysis.
A robust and reliable missile defense system depends on a trusted, resilient and cyber-secure battle management, command, control and communications infrastructure.
Low-latency, beyond-line-of-sight networks ensure that information passes instantly between sensors, interceptors and command nodes on land, at sea and in space. It extends to the cyber and electromagnetic radiofrequency domains, too.
Counter Hypersonics >
Multi-domain command and control
Ballistic Missile Defense Systems >
Short Range Air Defense (SHORAD) >
Ballistic Missile Targets
Rocket Propulsion >
Sensors and missile warning systems
Northrop Grumman has decades of experience as prime contractor and strategic partner on mission-critical missile defense programs that secure the homeland, protect our deployed forces and defend our allies. U.S. and coalition allies turn to Northrop Grumman to ensure their most critical missions in defense of evolving and emerging missile threats deliver decisive advantage to the warfighter.
Find out more:
IBCS - Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System >
Joint Tactical Ground Station (JTAGS) >
Ground-based Midcourse Defense Fire Control and Communications (GMD FCC)
Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) >
Detect, track, engage, defeat
Learn more about SHORAD >