Missile Defense

Missile Defense

Northrop Grumman develops and builds some of the world’s most advanced missile defense technologies. From command systems to advanced interceptors, powerful space sensors, directed energy weapons and the systems that test and verify their efficacy, we’re defining what is possible across multiple domains to ensure reliable, effective protection against traditional ballistic and emerging hypersonic threats.


Providing Proven, Reliable Interceptors and Target Rockets

Building on our heritage of providing reliable launch vehicles, Northrop Grumman is a leading provider of interceptors and targets used in the test and verification of the nation's missile defense systems and interceptor boosters employed in the defense of the homeland against long-range ballistic missile attacks.

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Experience matters.

Northrop Grumman has decades of experience as prime contractor and strategic partner on mission-critical missile defense programs that secure the nation, protect our deployed forces and defend our allies. Northrop Grumman is applying its mission systems engineering expertise in the defense against evolving and emerging missile threats and deliver decisive advantage to the warfighter.

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Detect, track, engage, defeat

Northrop Grumman provides fully integrated solutions that leverage sensors, kinetic and non-kinetic effectors and an interoperable C2 systems that integrates them to address and defeat new and evolving threats on today’s battlefield.

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