All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Northrop Grumman’

Northrop Grumman Nabs $354 Million Contract To Add To Global Hawk Fleet Of Air Force

Aiming to add to their fleet of RQ-4 Global Hawks, the US Air Force has awarded a $354 million contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation, which manufactures the aircraft. The contract requires Northrop Grumman to make an additional three aircraft to bring the number of Air Force Global Hawks up to 37 by 2017. The Global Hawk is used to retrieve …

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DARPA Just Spent $26M… On Anti-Missile Laser Beam

According to an article in Military & Aerospace Electronics, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has given a total of $26 million in contracts to two U.S. defense companies to research a more efficient anti-missile defense system. Northrop Grumman’s Aerospace Systems division in Redondo Beach, CA will receive $14.6 million while Lockheed Martin’s Mission Systems and Training division in …

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Washington D.C. Buzzing Over UFO Reports

The residents of Washington D.C. started blowing up Twitter last night over what they thought was a UFO being hauled by an 18 wheeler. Turns out he people were freaking out on Twitter over nothing. What they actually saw was Northrop Grumman’s X-47B drone. The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) has a very similar look, but on a much smaller scale, …

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