Research & Development

Flexible Levitation on a Track (FLOAT): DARPA’s Magnetic Lunar Railway System

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected by DARPA to further develop the concept of building a moon-based railroad network … The envisioned lunar railroad network could transport humans, supplies and resources for commercial ventures across the lunar surface – contributing to a space economy for the United States and international partner […]


Defense Contractors Apply Advanced Radar to Fighter Jets; Magnetic Systems & Components Play Key Role as Technology Expands to Maritime & Commercial Use 

In the unrelenting global race for air combat superiority, the progressive development and integration of Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar has become an industry standard for virtually all new fighter jets. Additionally, many older aircraft are being retrofit to incorporate the radars because it provides what Lockheed Martin, whose subsidiary Northrop Grumman is the largest provider of the systems, describes as “first-look, first-shot, first-kill capability.” […]


Drone-Enabled Magnetometer System Developed by Geometrics

Empowering geoscientists for over 50 years with its seismographs, magnetometers, and geoelectric instruments, Geometrics now has developed its first ever drone-enabled magnetometer that opens new capabilities in geo-surveys. The MagArrow’s sleek housing holds the company’s MFAM (Micro-fabricated Atomic Magnetometer) module, a miniature magnetometer capable of […]