TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 30, 2021 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has demonstrated air to surface mission computer and sensors of its new anti-access/area denial missile using the CRJ-700 aircraft as the testbed, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 22.
Mary Petryszyn, president of Northrop’s defense systems business and a previous Wash100 awardee, said the company employs a lean-forward approach to enable rapid innovation as it works to boost missile survivability and lethality in response to new adversary threats.
The demonstration marked the second flight test of A2/AD missile, whose design complies with the U.S. Air Force’s requirement for the upcoming Stand-in Attack Weapon program.
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