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Northrop Grumman is collaborating with aircraft maker Boom Supersonic to find a way to bring aid, supplies or people to far-flung areas faster than ever before, incorporating military systems integration into the world-class Overture supersonic aircraft.

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Advanced Technology and Innovation

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The result of constantly questioning and problem solving? A shared purpose that puts Northrop Grumman on the forefront of innovation and advanced technology development, everywhere from below the waves to above the atmosphere.

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Advanced Technology and Innovation

The result of constantly questioning and problem solving? A shared purpose that puts Northrop Grumman on the forefront of innovation and advanced technology development, everywhere from below the waves to above the atmosphere.

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Chasing the Ionosphere

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, Jim Jones, a Northrop Grumman technical fellow based in Nebraska, had been modeling the ionosphere for a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) program, focused on producing a next-generation battlefield radio for U.S. service members who direct close air support for ground forces.

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Out of SITE

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SITEs is an expansion of Northrop Grumman’s Technology for Conservation (T4C) initiative, through which Northrop Grumman engineers use technology to aid conservation work while growing their skills. The SITEs team focused on technologies to aid in cultural conservation. The team used photogrammetry, or image-based modeling, which can take photographs and drone imagery of cultural sites as well as light detection and ranging (LiDAR), which can be used to scan above and below the ground.

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The Great Observatories

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When it comes to solving the mysteries of the universe, Northrop Grumman has pioneered groundbreaking technologies from the very beginning of the Space Age. Our engineering and innovation have made possible a decades-long list of historic space missions to help humanity peer farther into the cosmos than ever before, including most recently with the James Webb Space Telescope (Webb).

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Ensuring Mission Readiness for the U.S. Army

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Northrop Grumman is delivering to the U.S Army superior capabilities to enable the protection of our nation and deterrence of our adversaries.

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Thwarting America's Enemies

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The Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA) Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system is our country’s top defense against these types of threats; GMD uses a network of land, sea and space-based early warning sensors and fields of ground-based interceptor (GBI) missiles in Alaska and California to protect the United States from long-range ballistic missiles. The interceptors hit the enemy ICBMs in space, destroying them before they can do harm.

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Ways We Support the Military

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Central to Northrop Grumman’s culture is a commitment to supporting our communities and delivering on our philanthropic commitments. With nearly 20% of our workforce self-identifying as veterans and our primary customers being part of the U.S. Department of Defense, our employees have a deep understanding of and respect for the military and veteran community...

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Championing the Next Generation of STEM Leaders

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As an aerospace and technology leader, our team at Northrop Grumman knows that delivering excellent products for our customers in the future will depend on how we prepare the next generation of diverse science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals today. That’s why so much of our company’s charitable giving and the contributions of the Northrop Grumman Foundation — totaling $297 million over the past 10 years — focuses on STEM education for underserved youth from kindergarten through college. It’s a companywide commitment that begins with our employees.

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