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BQM-34 Firebee target drone

Country of Origin: USA


One of the first jet-powered targets ever produced, the Firebee is designed to simulate tactical threats by enemy aircraft and missiles for defense readiness training for air-to-air combat training and the development and evaluation of weapons systems.

It has been produced for the U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy for decades by Northrop Grumman's Ryan Aeronautical Center in San Diego, Calif.

It has a high-thrust engine, advanced microprocessor flight control system, rugged airframe...

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