Northrop Grumman Airplanes and Aircrafts

List of all Northrop Grumman airplanes and aircraft types, with images, specs, and other information. These active and retired Northrop Grumman planes are listed in alphabetical order, but if you're looking for a particular aircraft you can look for it using the "search" bar. The Northrop Grumman aircrafts on this list include all planes, jets, helicopters, and other flying vehicles ever made by Northrop Grumman. Unless you're an aviation expert you probably can't think of every aircraft made by Northrop Grumman, so use this list to find a few popular Northrop Grumman planes and helicopters that have been used a lot in the course of history.

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  • Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit
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    The Northrop B-2 Spirit, also known as the Stealth Bomber, is an American heavy strategic bomber, featuring low observable stealth technology designed for penetrating dense anti-aircraft defenses; it is a blended wing body design with a crew of two. The bomber can deploy both conventional and thermonuclear weapons, such as eighty 500 lb-class JDAM Global Positioning System-guided bombs, or sixteen 2,400 lb B83 nuclear bombs. The B-2 is the only known aircraft that can carry large air-to-surface standoff weapons in a stealth configuration. Development originally started under the "Advanced Technology Bomber" project during the Carter administration, and its performance was one of his reasons ...more
    • Type: Stealth bomber
    • Manufacturer: Northrop Corporation, Northrop Grumman
    • Introduced: Apr 01 1997
    • Length (m): 21.0
    • Wingspan (m): 52.4
    • Engine Type: General Electric F118
    • Accidents: Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit Guam 2008 crash
    • Maiden Flight: Jul 17 1989
  • BQM-74 Chukar
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    The BQM-74 Chukar is a series of aerial target drones produced by Northrop. The Chukar has gone through three major revisions, including the initial MQM-74A Chukar I, the MQM-74C Chukar II, and the BQM-74C Chukar III. They are recoverable, remote controlled, subsonic aerial target, capable of speeds up to Mach 0.86 and altitudes from 30 to 40,000 ft.
    • Type: Unmanned aerial vehicle
    • Manufacturer: Northrop Grumman
    • Introduced: Jan 01 1968
    • Maiden Flight: Jan 01 1965
  • Grumman C-2 Greyhound
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    The Grumman C-2 Greyhound is a twin-engine, high-wing cargo aircraft, designed to carry supplies and mail to and from aircraft carriers of the United States Navy. Its primary mission is carrier onboard delivery. The aircraft provides critical logistics support to carrier strike groups. The aircraft is mainly used to transport high-priority cargo, mail and passengers between carriers and shore bases, and can also deliver cargo like jet engines and special stores. Prototype C-2s first flew in 1964 and production followed the next year. The initial Greyhound aircraft were overhauled in 1973. In 1984, more C-2As were ordered under the name Reprocured C-2A or C-2A. The C-2As received updated ...more
    • Type: Naval aviation cargo aircraft
    • Manufacturer: Northrop Grumman, Grumman Aircraft Corporation
    • Introduced: Jan 01 1966
    • Length (m): 17.32
    • Wingspan (m): 24.6
    • Engine Type: Allison T56
    • Maiden Flight: Nov 18 1964
  • Northrop Grumman E-10 MC2A
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    The Northrop Grumman E-10 MC2A was planned as a multi-role military aircraft to replace the Boeing 707 based E-3 Sentry, E-8 Joint STARS, and RC-135 Rivet Joint aircraft in US service. It was based on the 767-400ER commercial airplane.
    • Manufacturer: Northrop Grumman
    • Length (m): 61.37
    • Engine Type: General Electric CF6
  • Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
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    The Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye is an American all-weather, carrier-capable tactical airborne early warning aircraft. This twin-turboprop aircraft was designed and developed during the late 1950s and early 1960s by the Grumman Aircraft Company for the United States Navy as a replacement for the earlier, radial piston-engined E-1 Tracer, which was rapidly becoming obsolete. The aircraft's performance has been upgraded with the E-2B, and E-2C versions, where most of the changes were made to the radar and radio communications due to advances in electronic integrated circuits and other electronics. The fourth version of the Hawkeye is the E-2D, which first flew in 2007. The E-2 was the first ...more
    • Type: Command, Control, Airborne early warning
    • Manufacturer: Northrop Grumman, Grumman Aircraft Corporation
    • Introduced: Jan 01 1964
    • Length (m): 17.56
    • Wingspan (m): 24.56
    • Maiden Flight: Jan 01 1960
  • Northrop Grumman E-8 Joint STARS
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    The Northrop Grumman E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System is a United States Air Force Airborne ground surveillance, battle management and command and control aircraft. It tracks ground vehicles and some aircraft, collects imagery, and relays tactical pictures to ground and air theater commanders. The aircraft is operated by both active duty Air Force and Air National Guard units and also carries specially trained U.S. Army personnel as additional flight crew.
    • Type: Airborne battle management
    • Manufacturer: Boeing, Northrop Grumman
    • Introduced: Jan 01 1996
    • Length (m): 46.61