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Northrop Tests OMS Architecture for UAS Onboard Global Hawk

RQ-4-Global-HawkTYSONS CORNER, VA June 19, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has conducted flight tests of a new Open Mission Systems architecture for unnamed aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.

The flight, which used a NASA RQ-4 Global Hawk,  demonstrated how the unmanned aircraft system could be deployed to flexibly adapt to specific missions using the OMS platform, Northrop said Wednesday.

OMS is part of the company’s technology implementations under a five-year Space Act pact with NASA.

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