TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 15, 2015 â Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will offer an aircraft that features counter-rotating rotor blades and a flying-wing helicopter designÂ for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance NodeÂ program, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.
Breaking Defense reported SundayÂ Northrop designed the aircraftÂ for takeoff and landing via ships smaller than aircraft carriers, such as the U.S. Navy‘s littoral combat ships and the DDG 51Â destroyer, to support ISR missions.
Flightglobal reported FridayÂ that while DARPA has yet to award the Tern contract, the agency has selected only Northrop to proceed with the program’s phase 3.
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