Highly reliable and precise tactical weapons, to include guided projectiles, precision munitions, advanced ammunition and gun systems.
Intelligent, effective weapons, ready for today’s fight and beyond.
Defining Possible for Advanced Weapons
We are a leading provider of advanced weapons that ensure overmatch against the most difficult challenges. Maximizing combat effectiveness today, while designing revolutionary new capabilities to meet the demands of the future.
With unrivaled capability depth and kill web breadth, we bring the strengths and expertise from across Northrop Grumman. The result: smarter, more survivable and effective weapons. Delivered rapidly and affordably.
Weapons that push the boundaries of possible to defeat the threat.
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The most advanced weapons ̶ with ever-increasing range, speed, survivability and smarts ̶ tailored to mission needs.
Industry leading components for air, sea and land-based weapons systems.
Ushering in a new era for faster, more survivable, highly capable weapons.
Advanced missile solutions to defeat land, sea and air threats.
High-energy laser solutions defending our nation at sea, on land, and in the air.
Advanced interceptors for reliable, effective protection against traditional ballistic and emerging hypersonic threats.
Higher-performance weapons, developed and fielded faster than ever.
Solutions that optimize the kill web, integrating enabling technology and expertise from across Northrop Grumman for weapons superiority.
With our extensive portfolio, we are uniquely equipped to create systems that optimize size, weight and power for mission-tailorable outcomes.
Facilities and Investments
Ensuring readiness by continually investing to produce weapons affordably at scale and rapidly deliver to the field.
Proven success in digital engineering, open architectures and modular design for some of our nation’s most important defense and weapons programs.
We’re at the forefront of weapons development, tackling seemingly impossible challenges to help create new classes of strategically important weapons.
Our weapons help protect sovereignty and secure freedoms for U.S. citizens and our allies. The importance of this mission, and our role, inspires us and fuels our innovation.
News about Advanced Weapons
Hatchet: Arming Unmanned Aircraft to Strike as Well as See
Northrop Grumman’s Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Extended Range Completes Fifth Consecutive Successful Test
Northrop Grumman’s Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Extended Range Team Honored with William J. Perry Award
New Factory to Launch New Era in Missile Production
Northrop Grumman’s Next-Generation Scramjet Delivers Hypersonic Propulsion That Weighs Less to Pack More Punch
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®