Autonomous Systems

Autonomous Systems

Human potential is limited. Until it's not.

From unmanned aerial vehicles and underwater minehunting systems to defense readiness targets, Northrop Grumman is a leader in autonomous systems, helping our customers meet a wide variety of missions.

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Featured Article: The Future Of Defense

Digital Technology is transforming the battlefield from land to sea to space – and protecting our lives in the process. Learn how the Internet of Military Things (IoMT) will enable devices such as wearables and smartphones to automatically communicate with vehicles, weapons and satellites, providing each service and allied nations with enhanced perception and understanding in the field.

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Autonomous Systems

Learn more about Northrop Grumman's work in autonomous systems in air, on land, under water and in space.

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MQ-4C Triton

large military plane flying in sunset

Global Hawk

helicopter landing on back of ship in ocean

Fire Scout

Firebird flying over a field


Drone flying in a desert.

Bat Unmanned Air System (UAS)

Underwater minehunting product projected downward in the ocean

AQS-24B Minehunting System

Test Pilots and Autonoumus System Design


Autonomous Systems in the News

NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance Force Achieves Initial Operating Capability

Defense Advanced Research Project Agency LongShot Award Supports Initiative to Increase Weapon Range and Effectiveness

Northrop Grumman Enhances Alliance Security with Delivery of Fifth NATO RQ-4D Phoenix

Northrop Grumman Initiates Build of First Australian Triton

Triton Arrives in Pacific Region for First Deployment

MQ-4C Triton Deployed, Quickly Became an ‘Invaluable Asset’

Northrop Grumman's Plan To Replace The MQ-9 Reaper With Stealthy Autonomous Drones

Northrop Grumman Delivers New Capabilities to Deployed Global Hawk Autonomous Aircraft

Northrop Grumman Supports Government Flight Testing of the MQ-8C Fire Scout Radar

Northrop Grumman’s Firebird Completes Successful Multi-Day Capability Demonstration Flights

Media Contacts

To reach out to the Northrop Grumman Autonomous Systems team, please contact:

Christine Simmons
(310) 812-0079

Melissa Dolan
(858) 618-7630

Daniel Hazard
(858) 618-7557

Geri MacDonald
(858) 618-3723

Scott Villiard
(858) 618-3706