Northrop Grumman's state-of-the-art mach speed testing facility allows the demonstration & validation of new advancements in supersonic and hypersonic systems.
Advanced weapons ensure overmatch against the most difficult challenges, and maximize combat effectiveness today, while designing revolutionary capabilities to meet future demands.
Northrop Grumman's Elkton campus continues its legacy of supporting industry firsts.
Northrop Grumman has opened a Hypersonics Capability Center at its Elkton, Maryland, facility. The move will help to usher in a new era of military readiness and to produce advanced propulsion solutions that can power hypersonic missiles beyond Mach 5.
Northrop Grumman is working on groundbreaking solutions to help defeat modern hypersonic missiles in various phases of flight.
Assessing the performance and durability of engines, missiles, vehicles and other items withstanding stresses of hypersonic speeds takes time.
The field of air breathing hypersonics continues to see breakthroughs. The fastest motors are getting more flexible, more cost-effective and even faster.