Military Aviation Systems

Military Aviation Systems

Providing technological leadership in all aspects of military aviation.

Northrop Grumman has a proud tradition of providing technological leadership in all aspects of military aviation and aircrafts, such as manned, unmanned, targeting, surveillance, and aircraft self-protection systems that enable warfighters to accomplish missions anytime, anywhere and under any conditions.

Manned and Unmanned Aircraft

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Advanced Composite Structures

Northrop Grumman's industry leadership in advanced composite structures …

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B-2 Stealth Bomber

Built by Northrop Grumman, the U.S. Air Force's B-2 stealth bomber is a …

B-21 Sky

B-21 Raider

When it comes to delivering America’s resolve, the B-21 Raider – the fut…

Bat Unmanned Aircraft System

Bat is Northrop Grumman's family of affordable, medium altitude, multi-m…

E-2C Hawkeye on runway

E-2C Hawkeye 2000

The all-weather E-2 Hawkeye airborne early warning and battle management…

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E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye is a game changer in how the Navy will conduct…

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E-8C Joint STARS

E-8C Joint STARS The Northrop Grumman E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Att…

Northrop Grumman in Europe F-35 Lightning II

F-35 Lightning II

The F-35 Lightning II is a stealthy, supersonic, multirole fighter desig…

F/A-18 Super Hornet in flight

F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet

F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet – the U.S. Navy's most advanced frontline carrie…

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Fire Scout

Fire Scout is a combat-proven, autonomous helicopter system providing re…

Fire-X

Fire-X

The Fire-X expanded capability, medium-range vertical unmanned aircraft …

Firebird

Available in manned, autonomous and optionally piloted configurations, N…

Top view of Global Hawk flying above a terrain

Global Hawk

The RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) is the premier provi…

Australia to Purchase Second Triton Aircraft

MQ-4C Triton

Based-on the proven Global Hawk UAS, the MQ-4C Triton's autonomous opera…

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Special Mission Aircraft

Northrop Grumman's Special Mission Aircraft product portfolio provides a…

Unmanned military aircraft refueling in air

X-47B UCAS

The X-47B is a tailless, strike fighter-sized unmanned aircraft develope…

Targeting

Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) - Electronic Warfare

Advanced Weapons

Northrop Grumman's Advanced Weapons designs and produces advanced high s…

Helicopter flying with Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS)

Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS)

Northrop Grumman's Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS) detects,…

AN/ZPY-1 STARLite Small Tactical Radar - Lightweight (AESA)

AN/ZPY-1 STARLite Small Tactical Radar – Lightweight

AN/ZPY-1 STARLite is a small, lightweight SAR/GMTI/DMTI radar used for s…

BQM-34 Firebee

BQM-34 Firebee High Performance Aerial Target System

The Most Capable and Reliable High Performance Aerial Target System

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BQM-74F Aerial Target

The BQM-74F is being developed by Northrop Grumman under a U.S. Navy Sys…

LITENING Advanced Targeting Pod - Turning imaging into intelligence

LITENING Advanced Targeting Pod

Northrop Grumman’s LITENING is a podded, multi-sensor targeting and surv…

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Venom Laser Designator Rangefinder: Targeting Pod on the Ground

Venom is a remote-controlled laser designator rangefinder telescoping ma…

Surveillance

AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR)

The Northrop Grumman AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) m…

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Global Hawk Enterprise

The Global Hawk Enterprise is a family of high-flying HALE Unmanned Syst…

NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS)

NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS)

The NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance system will expand NATO's joint in…

AN/ZPY-5 VADER (Vehicle And Dismount Exploitation Radar)

Vehicle and Dismount Exploitation Radar – AN/ZPY-5 VADER

When deployed, the Vehicle and Dismount Exploitation Radar (VADER) will …

Aircraft Self-Protection Systems

AN/AAQ-37 Distributed Aperture System (DAS) for the F-35

AN/AAQ-37 Distributed Aperture System (DAS) for the F-35

Northrop Grumman's AN/AAQ-37 Distributed Aperture System (DAS) for the F…

AN/ALQ-131(V) Electronic Countermeasures (ECM) Pod

AN/ALQ-131(V) Electronic Countermeasures (ECM) Pod

The Northrop Grumman AN/ALQ-131 Electronic Countermeasures (ECM) pod is …

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CIRCM – Common Infrared Countermeasures

Northrop Grumman's CIRCM solution defends against emerging missile threa…

EA-6B Prowler military aircraft flying

Electronic Warfare

The military uses the electromagnetic spectrum — essential, yet invisibl…

AESA - Highly Adaptable Multi Mission Radar (HAMMR)

HAMMR – Highly Adaptable Multi-Mission Radar

HAMMR features a compact, lightweight ground configuration that employs …

radar on front of aircraft

SABR (Scalable Agile Beam Radar) APG-83 AESA for the F-16 and Legacy Aircraft

The SABR APG-83 is an Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) fire co…

The AN/APR-39 Digital Radar Warning Receiver Family

The Northrop Grumman APR-39D(V)2 Radar Warning Receiver (RWR)/Electronic…

Modernization Support Services and Integrated Avionics

LITENING advanced targeting pod on A-10

A-10 Thunderbolt II

The A-10 Thunderbolt II, affectionately nicknamed “The Warthog,” was dev…

Metrology Services

Aerospace Services

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Services offers comprehensive engineering, te…

C-2A Greyhound

C-2A Greyhound

The C-2A Greyhound is the U.S. Navy's carrier-onboard-delivery (COD) air…

F-5 Tiger Fighter Jet

The F-5 is an agile, highly maneuverable, reliable supersonic fighter, c…

multiple T-38 Talon fighters in the air

T-38 Talon

More than 72,000 U. S. Air Force pilots have trained in Northrop Grumman…

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UH-60V Black Hawk Integrated Mission Equipment Package

Northrop Grumman's Integrated Avionics Suite for the UH-60V modernizes t…