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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2020
Total Production: ?
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Northrop Grumman
Parent System: Firebird
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2020
Total Production: ?
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Description: The Northrop Grumman Firebird is a manned/unmanned airborne platform capable of staying airborne for up to 30 hours at an altitude of 25,000-ft.The aircraft can be outfitted with a wide range of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) payloads such as electro-optical, infrared sensors, radar and communications intelligence equipment. Sensors can be replaced within hours allowing for outstanding operational flexibility. The Firebird is powered by a single turboprop engine driving a three-blade propeller located at the rear fuselage. In addition the aircraft is equipped with both Line-Of-Sight (LOS) and Beyond-Line-Of-Sight (BLOS) data-links.

Firebird Specifications

Crew: 1
Number of Engines: 1
Propeller Blades: 3
Ceiling: 25,000 foot (7,620 meter)
Flight Endurance: 30 hour (1.25 day)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Firebird News

There are 4 news between
9 May 2011 and 17 Jul 2019
Wednesday, July 17, 2019Tenax Aerospace and Grand Sky Sign Agreement for Firebird Optionally Piloted Aircraft
Monday, April 29, 2019Firebird Capability Showcased at XPONENTIAL
Tuesday, June 14, 2011Firebird Successfully Uses Three HD Sensors and Electronics Support Payload
Monday, May 9, 2011Northrop Grumman Unveils Firebird ISR Aircraft System

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