Aurora Flight Sciences announced the delivery of the first complete ship set of composite aerospace structures to Northrop Grumman Corporation for a U.S. Navy unmanned aircraft program. The Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Unmanned Aircraft System (BAMS UAS) program carries out surveillance and reconnaissance tasks. The Aurora facility in Bridgeport manufactures the aft fuselage, forward and mid nacelle and V-tail assemblies of the MQ-4C BAMS UAS aircraft. Aurora Flight Sciences designs and builds robotic aircraft and other advanced aerospace vehicles for scientific and military applications.
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