Northrop Grumman Demonstrates Firebird In Unmanned Operations

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Northrop Grumman Demonstrates Firebird In Unmanned Operations
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Northrop Grumman Demonstrates Firebird In Unmanned Operations


Northrop Grumman's Firebird aircraft taxis ahead of night demonstration flight. Photo: Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman [NOC] recently demonstrated its optionally-piloted Firebird multi-mission aircraft in series of unmanned evaluations that included one flight lasting longer than a day and operations with a ground-based sense and avoid radar that eliminated the…