Autonomous Systems A-Z

Bat Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)

Bat is Northrop Grumman's family of affordable, medium altitude, multi-mission unmanned aircraft systems, configurable with differently-sized fuel tanks and different sensor payloads to meet ever-changing tactical missions.

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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 System Development and Demonstration (SDD) contract. Building on the proven success of the BQM-74E, the BQM-74F improves the speed, range, maneuverability, and endurance, increases the payload capability, modernizes the support equipment and retains the utility of a portable,…

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Fire Scout

Fire Scout is a combat-proven, autonomous helicopter system providing real-time Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Target-acquisition (ISR&T), laser designation and battle management to tactical users without relying on manned aircraft or space-based assets.

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Fire-X

The Fire-X expanded capability, medium-range vertical unmanned aircraft system combines the best of two proven air systems in a low cost, fast-fielding package.

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Firebird

Available in manned, autonomous and optionally piloted configurations, Northrop Grumman's Firebird product line delivers a proven airframe with autonomous mission capability.

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Global Hawk

The RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) is the premier provider of persistent intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance information.

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Global Hawk Distinctions and World Records

Global Hawk's World Records April 23, 2001: Global Hawk became the first unmanned, powered aircraft to cross the world's largest ocean when it landed in Australia at 8:40 p.m. local time after a 23-hour, 20-minute trip across the Pacific Ocean. March 29, 2013: Global Hawk set the endurance record for…

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Global Hawk Enterprise

The Global Hawk Enterprise is a family of high-flying HALE Unmanned Systems, including NATO AGS and Triton.

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James Webb Space Telescope

Meet the JWST Engineers at Northrop Grumman   The Northrop Grumman engineers behind the James Web Space Telescope have no easy task. It has taken one hundred million hours of people’s lives to build JWST, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Hear from the engineers who…

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MQ-4C Triton

Based on the proven Global Hawk UAS, the MQ-4C Triton's autonomous operations are supported by land-based command and control mission planners and sensor operators.

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NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS)

The NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance system will expand NATO's joint intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability.

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The Rotary-Bat (R-Bat)

The Rotary-Bat™ (R-Bat) unmanned helicopter is a small, tactical unmanned aircraft system that uses a proven airframe, combined with Northrop Grumman's expertise in autonomous control.

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X-47B UCAS Makes Aviation History…Again!

The X-47B is a tailless, strike fighter-sized unmanned aircraft developed by Northrop Grumman as part of the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) Carrier Demonstration program.

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