Northrop Grumman conducted a new fire test engine heavy booster Omega

Omega ground tests were held at the Northrop Grumman training ground in the US state of Utah. First stage engines

successfully worked for 122 seconds.

It is planned that the Omega launch vehicle will make the first launch into space in 2022. It can be put into orbit up to 7.8 thousand kg of cargo.

Now Northrop Grumman is developing three classes of Omega - light, medium and heavy. Northrop Grumman already has lightweight launch vehicles Pegasus and Minotaur, as well as the average Antares.