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12.30.15
DARPA wants a military drone that can land on small ships
12.30.15

DARPA wants a military drone that can land on small ships

Northrop Grumman has been given $93 million to make it happen.

By N. Summers,   12.30.15
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10.27.15
Northrop Grumman lands USAF deal for new long-range strike bomber
10.27.15

Northrop Grumman lands USAF deal for new long-range strike bomber

Northrop wins big with $60 billion contract for the United States' next top bomber.

By A. Tarantola,   10.27.15
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07.15.14
DARPA picks the first companies that will work on its unmanned spaceplane
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DARPA picks the first companies that will work on its unmanned spaceplane

Slowly but surely, DARPA's XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane is becoming more than a bundle of nice ideas...

By J. Fingas,   07.15.14
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03.25.14
US Navy's Triton UAV completes initial flight testing
03.25.14

US Navy's Triton UAV completes initial flight testing

One of Northrop Grumman's new war/spy gadgets, the Triton unmanned aerial vehicle, just got closer...

By M. Moon,   03.25.14
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05.22.13
Northrop Grumman's MQ-4C Triton long-range drone completes first flight (video)
05.22.13

Northrop Grumman's MQ-4C Triton long-range drone completes first flight (video)

Northrop Grumman's MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft is one step closer to serving the Navy in reconn...

By S. Silbert,   05.22.13
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05.14.13
US Navy's X-47B is the first unmanned plane launched from an aircraft carrier (video)
05.14.13

US Navy's X-47B is the first unmanned plane launched from an aircraft carrier (video)

After limbering up with taxi tests since December, the X-47B unmanned combat air system has finall...

By A. Santos,   05.14.13
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05.03.13
Navy launches first drone squadron, comprised of ten Fire Scout MQ-8Bs
05.03.13

Navy launches first drone squadron, comprised of ten Fire Scout MQ-8Bs

The US Navy has officially introduced unmanned aircraft along with eight newly manned helicopters...

By N. Lee,   05.03.13
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01.13.13
Northrop Grumman, Cassidian run Euro Hawk UAV through its first full test flight (video)
01.13.13

Northrop Grumman, Cassidian run Euro Hawk UAV through its first full test flight (video)

Europe isn't quite as firmly on the bleeding edge of UAVs as the US. Northrop Grumman and EADS-run...

By J. Fingas,   01.13.13
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08.09.12
US Army's LEMV spy blimp spotted hovering over New Jersey, may take up cargo duties (video)
08.09.12

US Army's LEMV spy blimp spotted hovering over New Jersey, may take up cargo duties (video)

The US Army's not-so-secret Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence Vehicle (LEMV) spy blimp is better a...

By J. Fingas,   08.09.12
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