What’s the Frequency? An AI Algorithm Can Help with That

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While chaos, disorder and panic can follow a disaster if public communication breaks down, Michelle Jin realized an AI algorithm could essentially cut through competing radio signals to find a proper frequency that would benefit first responders and victims in a disaster zone. […]

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Head in the Clouds

Even the most advanced military technology and missions need help to withstand the elements and at Northrop Grumman, our atmospheric scientists are the in-house experts on weather and its potential impact on the U.S. military. […]

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Time Machine to the Cosmos

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (Webb) has been making history ever since it was propelled into space in December 2021, revealing never-before-seen details of the early cosmos. Referred to as a time machine, Webb’s powerful instruments use infrared vision to peer back over 13.5 billion years and view the earliest stars and galaxies. […]

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Brawn, Brains and Beauty

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Northrop Grumman is at the forefront of Industry 4.0. The latest industrial revolution is about leveraging four key digital technologies to optimize resources, enable faster decision making based on real-time data, and to produce higher quality products at a reduced cost. […]

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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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Future Vertical Lift The Agile-built Helicopter for the Modern Military

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Future Vertical Lift will be the most sophisticated rotorcraft to enter military service. All systems are connected by the digital backbone, allowing the next generation of avionics and self-protection systems to work in a unified way. Northrop Grumman is uniquely positioned to help the Department of Defense shift the rotary wing fleet from analog to digital, from federated to open and integrated. […]

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Lights, Camera, F-14 Tomcat

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Early in his career as a radar intercept officer onboard the F-14 Tomcat fighter jet, a movie studio came to make a film on Tom T’s base, Naval Air Station Miramar, California. […]

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Interoperability Leads to LongShot

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Northrop Grumman’s LongShot Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) is another example of continued modernization and improvements in advanced weapons technology that are critical to national security. […]

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Life on a Moon Base

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In July 2022 — sponsored by Northrop Grumman and as part of earning her master’s degree in human spaceflight from the University of North Dakota — Krystal volunteered to teach a three-week course on lunar base architecture and space human factors for the Juneau Icefield Research Program. […]

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A Career in Orbit

On Jan. 31, 2023, Vice President Kamala Harris awarded Doug and Bob the Congressional Space Medal of Honor for their meritorious efforts and contributions to America’s space programs throughout their NASA careers, including their roles in the Demo-2 mission. […]

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Zeroing in on Greener Business

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Northrop Grumman has set an ambitious goal to achieve “Net Zero” greenhouse gas emissions by 2035. In short, this means the company will balance its emissions of greenhouse gases with the removal of those gases. […]

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10 Facts About Northrop Grumman’s B-21 Raider

When it comes to delivering America’s resolve, the Raider provides the Air Force with long range, high survivability and mission payload flexibility. The B-21 will penetrate the toughest defenses for precision strikes anywhere in the world. […]

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Game Changer Part III: Triumph

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In the Spring of 2018, questions from the media, Congress and the science community swirled around NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope program. The headlines weren’t kind. […]

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Beyond the Boneyard

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Northrop Grumman finds creative solutions to end-of-life management. From STEM education to technician training and public display, Northrop Grumman is demonstrating that there is still plenty of life in end-of-life technology. […]

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The Coolest Technology: Cryocoolers

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Cryocoolers are machines that keep sensors extremely cold so that satellites and space telescopes can take pictures on long-term missions. Whether we’re looking back toward Earth or outward into deep space, the sensors that capture images require extremely low temperatures. […]

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MQ-4C Triton Takes Flight with Multi-Intelligence Upgrade

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In late July 2021, Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) celebrated a significant milestone in their 13-year partnership developing the MQ-4C Triton maritime surveillance system with the successful first test flight of the newest configuration of the high-altitude, long-endurance autonomous aircraft. […]

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