Northrop Grumman

By Garrett Reim
Northrop Grumman has signed an agreement with NVIDIA to use the company’s AI software to speed up development of the defense prime’s “most advanced systems.”
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

By Brian Everstine
The U.S. Air Force will not repair and instead will divest one B-2 stealth bomber that was damaged in a ground accident, shrinking an already small fleet.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Brian Everstine
Collaborative Combat Aircraft and Survivable Airborne Operations Center selections favor private companies as major primes set sights on larger awards.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Guy Norris
Firefly Aerospace and Northrop Grumman remain on track to debut the new Antares 330 launch vehicle in 2025.
Commercial Space

By Matthew Jouppi
Lockheed’s road map to victory provides clues for the sixth-generation combat aircraft program.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
The Netherlands and Poland look set to expand SEAD/DEAD capability of their combat aircraft with the procurement of anti-radiation missiles.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Brian Everstine
DARPA is likely to make a down select for a high-speed vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) prototype program within weeks.
Army Aviation Association of America

By Brian Everstine
The U.S. Navy is now in a “source selection environment” for its future F/A-XX fighter.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Steve Trimble
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency seeks to field an “interim capability” against hypersonic glide vehicles by 2029 as the Glide Phase Interceptor slides to 2035.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Brian Everstine
Lockheed Martin will complete its design of the Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA) $17 billion Next Generation Interceptor.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Steve Trimble
About three years before its first scheduled fielding, the U.S. Air Force’s Collaborative Combat Aircraft fleet has a new group of F-16-based testbed aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Brian Everstine
It will result in a cost-plus incentive fee and cost-plus award fee contracts after a full and open competition, the announcement states.
Space Symposium

By Guy Norris
Guy Norris talks with CEO Tom Vice about the spinoff-turned-prime’s growth plans as its space defense business surges and its spaceplane prepares for flight.
Space Symposium

By Tony Osborne
A new Royal Air Force strategy lays out plans for the introduction of larger systems after having developed small, swarming platforms.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Steve Trimble
Umbra Space is the latest commercial space company to show that bistatic coupling of two radar satellites could be used to implement moving target indication.
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

By Steve Trimble
Northrop Grumman announced an agreement to apply EpiSci’s Tactical AI software in the architecture for “advanced autonomous solutions.”
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

Stephen Perry
Had these transactions happened, the industry today would be almost unrecognizable.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Guy Norris
Demonstrator test program targets development of safety culture and expertise in advance of Boom’s Overture airliner effort.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Brian Everstine
Its plan differs from some prior programs, such as the venerable MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Brian Everstine
The agency’s disruptive approach to space acquisition has produced many contracts in a tight timeline, though its biggest tests are yet to come.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Garrett Reim
The Defense Innovation Unit has awarded three contracts for development of low-cost space tugs and in-space refueling technologies.
Commercial Space

By Steve Trimble, Brian Everstine
Facing a reduction to its expected budget next year, the military cuts back on near-term aircraft procurement.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Garrett Reim
DARPA has selected Northrop Grumman to study a concept to develop a railroad on the Moon that could transport humans, supplies and other resources.
Space

By Brian Everstine
The U.S. Navy is pushing back much of its research and development spending for its next-generation F/A-XX fighter.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Guy Norris
An airline operator pre-working group will guide plans for the commercial blended wing body as subscale flight tests pave way for a multirole demonstrator.
Aircraft & Propulsion