Northrop Grumman Delivers Fourth Triton to US Navy for Initial Operational Capability

Palmdale, Calif. June 21, 2023 Photo(s): By Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman delivers first operational orbit.

Northrop Grumman Corporation delivered the fourth multi-intelligence MQ-4C Triton to the US Navy ahead of initial operational capability (IOC) this year. The delivery completes the set of aircraft for Unmanned Patrol Squadron (VUP) 19ís establishment of the first operational orbit, while a second orbit is preparing for delivery this summer. With three orbits planned around the globe, the Triton multi-intelligence uncrewed aircraft will provide 24/7 unprecedented maritime awareness.