All United States Navy articles – Page 10

  • MQ-8B - USCGC Bertholf - Northrop

    PICTURES: MQ-8B Fire Scout flies off USCG cutter


    ​A recent trial saw the Northrop Grumman MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned air vehicle demonstrate its ability to operate from a US Coast Guard vessel during a flight test on-board the USCGC Bertholf cutter.

  • MQ-8C - Northrop Grumman

    First operational MQ-8C delivered to USN


    The US Navy’s first operational Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned air vehicle has been delivered to the service ahead of its first ship-board flight tests, due to begin on board the USS Jason Dunham destroyer

  • ScanEagle 2 - Insitu

    Euronaval: Insitu introduces ScanEagle 2


    ​Insitu has introduced a new version of its ScanEagle unmanned air vehicle with a new-build engine that will facilitate further business in the commercial market.

  • Aerosonde 4.7 - AAI

    Aerosonde UAV adapted for ship-based operations


    Textron Systems is anticipating the release of two naval requests for proposals which would see its Aerosonde unmanned air vehicle adapted to launch and land on a ship.

  • DARPA TERN concept

    DARPA advances ship-based MALE UAV concept


    The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is a step closer to demonstrating the launch and recovery of a medium-sized unmanned air vehicle from a small vessel, following a $19 million preliminary design contract award to AeroVironment.

  • F-22 pair - USAF

    Syrian air strikes mark combat debut for F-22 Raptor


    The US military-led air launched over Syria on 22 September against Islamic insurgents marked the debut for US Air Force Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptors in a strike role.

  • Tomahawk launch - US Navy

    USA and Arab partners launch anti-Islamic State strikes in Syria


    ​The US military and partner Arab nations have begun air strikes over Syria in an extension of the mission to counter the extreme Islamic uprising in the region.

  • X-47B Roosevelt for launch - US Navy

    Northrop Grumman sizes up UK UCAV requirements


    Northrop Grumman is pitching the unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) technology derived from its US Navy (USN)-sponsored X-47B demonstrator to the UK, to feed into its Future Combat Air System (FCAS) programme.

  • E-2D Advanced Hawkeye - Northrop Grumman

    E-2D completes air refuelling capability review


    ​The US Navy (USN) and Northrop Grumman have completed the preliminary design review (PDR) for a new aerial refuelling capability for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning and control aircraft.

  • P-8 and P-3 NAVAIR FS

    USN contracts for first four Australian P-8As


    ​The US Navy has agreed on an advanced acquisition contract for the first four of Australia’s Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft.

  • NATO AGS Global Hawk mock up FS - NG

    Northrop touts HALE UAV capabilities to NATO members


    ​Northrop Grumman has revealed that it is in “active dialogue” with two potential European NATO customers for he company's family of high altitude, long endurance unmanned air vehicles.

  • F-18 USS G Bush Gulf NAVAIR FS

    USN carries out air strike on Iraqi militants


    ​The US Navy has carried out an air strike on Islamic militants in Iraq, mere hours after the president authorised US forces to conduct aerial attacks in the region.

  • X-47B

    Northrop Grumman eyes international unmanned requirements


    The chief executive of Northrop Grumman has placed precedence on the company’s unmanned capabilities, claiming that it is well positioned for a number of international requirements.

  • MQ-8C

    New radar sought for MQ-8C


    The US Naval Air Systems Command is seeking information on radar technology that could be flown on board the service’s Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned air vehicle.

  • P-8 - US Navy

    Reduced P-8 buy to affect price, not fleet plan


    The US Navy insists that its decision to exclude eight Boeing P-8 Poseidon anti-submarine warfare aircraft from its fiscal year 2015 budget request will not affect its plan to transition to a fleet of the type.

  • P-8 - US Navy

    UK details collaboration on P-8, Triton platforms


    ​Twenty UK military personnel are currently working with the US Navy’s Boeing 737-based P-8 maritime surveillance aircraft, with several of these also set to receive training on the service’s remotely-piloted Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton, the Ministry of Defence has revealed.

  • MQ-4C Triton

    MQ-4C Triton clears initial envelope expansion tests


    ​The US Navy and Northrop Grumman have completed “initial envelope expansion” testing of Northrop’s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft, clearing the aircraft to fly at various altitudes, speeds and weights, the company announces.

  • MQ-4C Triton

    MQ-4C testing continues as USA considers broader mission


    ​Northrop Grumman and the US Navy have completed nine MQ-4C Triton test flights and expect to ferry the first aircraft to NAS Patuxent River in Maryland this summer.

  • X-47B Roosevelt landing - US Navy

    PICTURES: US Navy resumes X-47B flight testing


    The US Navy has expanded its test activity using Northrop Grumman’s X-47B unmanned combat air system demonstrator, with the type having been operated from its aircraft carrier the USS Theodore Roosevelt on 10 November.