National Security Space

National Security Space

Protecting the Nation and Preserving Freedom

Defining Possible in National Security Space

Northrop Grumman’s mission expertise in strategic deterrence, secure communications, missile warning and missile defense, space security and advanced technologies enable our national security space customers to carry out their most vital missions – protecting the nation, the warfighter and preserving freedom, now and for decades to come.

Global Security Space

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Ground Based Strategic Deterrent

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 mi…

Defense Support Program (DSP)

Missile Warning

For the last 50 years Northrop Grumman systems have been at the backbone of our nation’s space-based missile warning systems and is at the forefront of tomorr…

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Missile Defense

From command systems to advanced interceptors, powerful space sensors, directed energy weapons and the systems that test and verify their efficacy, we’re defi…

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Protected SatCom

For decades Northrop Grumman has been the premiere provider of jam-resistant payloads to ensure protected communications for essential military communications.…

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Space Mobility and Logistics

Applying technologies developed for our first-of-its-kind Mission Extension Vehicle, our on-orbit servicing technologies are paving the way for in-orbit servici…

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Space Launch

We have a proud heritage of providing responsive and reliable space launch for small and medium-class military payloads. Our Minotaur family has a 100% success …

Minuteman III Launch

Propulsion Systems

Northrop Grumman has been providing reliable propulsion systems for civil and military applications since the very beginning of powered spaceflight.  We are th…

Videos: Global Security Space

How do we Define Possible in Space?

Read more about Northrop Grumman’s Innovation in Space.

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Keeping Astronauts Safe with NASA’s Orion Spacecraft’s Launch Abort System

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Rising to the Occasion: Northrop Grumman and the GBSD Program

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How Do You Test Hypersonic Systems?

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A New Space Paradigm Calls for Purpose-Built Spacecraft


An Ingenious Device: The Pinch Polarizer is Used All Over Space

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Spacecraft Design: The Art and Science of Breaking Barriers

Careers in Space

Space Careers in Greater Phoenix, AZ

Space Careers in Greater Los Angeles, CA

Space Careers in Colorado

Space Careers in Greater Baltimore, MD

Space Careers in Northern VA

Space Careers in Utah