Northrop Grumman Unveils SG-2 Vision For Replacing MQ-9

SG-2 unmanned aircraft system
Northrop’s newly unveiled SG-2 concept relies on an automated command-and-control system to orchestrate the movement of a UAS swarm.
Credit: Northrop Grumman
Every age presents a new military challenge—and new ideas to solve it. A decade ago, the urgent problem facing the U.S. Defense Department was the scourge of improvised explosive devices (IED) planted beneath the uncontested skies of Afghanistan and Iraq. Today, it is how to track the hundreds, if...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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