Providing Warfighters the Edge.
Defining the Edge for our Forces
For decades, Northrop Grumman has protected U.S. forces and our allies by designing, developing and delivering weapons of increasing complexity and capabilities for expanded missions and domains. We continue to build upon that legacy to pioneer weapons that consistently outmatch the range, speed, precision and firepower of fielded enemy weapon systems, with the parameters of current platforms in mind.
Northrop Grumman’s weapon solutions define possible from tip-to-tail, integrating legacy capabilities with innovative technology for the toughest missions with increased survivability, speed to the field, and affordability at the forefront.
Flying faster than a mile a second, facing scorching 2,000°F temperatures, all while maneuvering throughout flight, hypersonic missiles test the limits of possible.
We’re at the forefront of innovation, tackling seemingly impossible challenges to help create new classes of strategically important propulsion systems for our nation. With industry leading ramjets, scramjets and boosters, advanced materials, and full life-cycle development, we are leading the way for faster, more survivable, highly capable hypersonic weapons.
Northrop Grumman is the industry leader in providing guided projectiles and precision weapons that are employed from air, land and sea based platforms. These weapons provide the ability to engage difficult targets with precision to increase effects while limiting the chance of collateral damage.
Northrop Grumman provides the warfighter and its allies with affordable and technically mature advanced high-speed long range strike weapon solutions for use against today’s modern surface-to-air threats.
Providing the warfighter standoff capabilities is imperative to keeping aircrews safe while executing missions. By incorporating stand-off capabilities onto the aircraft, the aircrew is able to rapidly engage land- and sea-based air-defense threats, as well as striking, time-sensitive targets, while remaining outside of lethal engagement envelopes.
Northrop Grumman develops high-energy laser solutions to defend our nation at sea, on land, and in the air. Our technology is protecting U.S. forces from a range of threats, such as unmanned aerial systems, rockets, artillery and mortars, fast attack boats and missiles.
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
The Department of Defense’s AI Strategy defines Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning as “the ability of machines to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence.” AI enables humans to make educated decisions by parsing through information and delivering relevant data at mission speed.
At Northrop Grumman, AI has the potential to transform every system, product and service that we produce for our customers, worldwide. We develop advanced capabilities to solve the world’s most challenging problems in space, aeronautics, maritime defense, cyberspace and intelligence. The stakes are high—and our standards for ethics and security are even higher.
Advanced Networking Technology
Leveraging its 60 years of proven expertise, Northrop Grumman designs, develops and delivers end-to-end communications and advanced networking capabilities sought out by U.S. and allied military forces.
Northrop Grumman connects domains through the design and delivery of leading integrated Communications, Navigation and Identification systems; software-defined, all-domain network radios; cutting-edge information assurance and multi-level security offerings; advanced waveform technologies; open architecture gateway capabilities; and emerging Internet of Warfighting Things applications.
News About Weapons
Northrop Grumman Assumes Full GMLRS Rocket Motor Production
Ready Now: Hatchet Completes Live Drop Testing
Sustaining Advanced Weapon Systems
Keeping Bushmaster Cannons at Peak Performance
Northrop Grumman Increases Hypersonic Manufacturing Production Capacity and Affordability
Northrop Grumman’s Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Extended Range Completes Fourth Successful Missile Live Fire
US Air Force Selects Raytheon Missiles & Defense, Northrop Grumman to Deliver First Hypersonic Air-Breathing Missile
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From the Apache to the Ground
The Evolution of the M230 Bushmaster® Chain Gun®