Firebird optionally crewed aircraft Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Patrol/Reconnaissance/Electronics


Country of Origin: USA

The Firebird is an optionally crewed aircraft developed by Northrop Grumman subsidiary Scaled Composites for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations. Other potential missions include search-and-rescue, firefighting, maritime monitoring and agriculture. The aircraft has a unique configuration with a single pusher engine mounted on the rear of the central fuselage. It is flanked by twin tail booms. The horizontal stabilizer links the two rudders at the top. The...

 

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