Military Factory

Catalog of Military and Civilian Aircraft Manufactured by the Grumman Concern

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 11/30/2015

List of military and civilian aircraft manufactured by Grumman.





There are a total of (45) Grumman Aircraft in the Military Factory. Flag images indicative of country of origin. You can always return to the Manufacturers List. Understand that brand labels are listed separately in our display - for example, Lockheed aircraft and Lockheed Martin aircraft are considered two separate listings. Also, if a particular manufacture had had a hand in production of another's aircraft (i.e. a "Joint Venture"), they will be represented here as well.


Entries are listed below by initial year of service descending.




2017
Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton
The MQ-4C "Triton" unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) represents a "navalized" form of the original North... [Read More]
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2016
Lockheed F-35 Lightning II
The Lockheed F-35 Lightning II is a fifth-generation fighter development of the United States that i... [Read More]
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2015
Northrop Grumman / Bell Fire-X (MQ-8C)
The Fire-X is being jointly developed as a full-size Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) by Northrop Grumm... [Read More]
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2015
Northrop Grumman RQ-180
The existence of the Northrop Grumman RQ-180 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) was unveiled by the Unite... [Read More]
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2012
Northrop Grumman Sandstorm
Northrop Grumman heads the "Sandstorm/Longshot" unmanned aerial system (UAS) program developed by Un... [Read More]
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2012
DARPA KQ-X (Global Hawk)
KQ-X is a program designation commissioned by DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) of t... [Read More]
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2011
EADS KC-45 (KC-30)
The KC-45 is/was a joint proposal from primary contractor Northrop Grumman of the United States and ... [Read More]
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2011
Northrop Grumman X-47B
Following the proof-of-concept demonstrator X-47A "Pegasus", the X-47B was born as a full-sized tech... [Read More]
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2010
Northrop Grumman EURO HAWK
EURO HAWK Unmanned Air System (UAS) was under development by the American concern of Northrop Grumma... [Read More]
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2009
Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
The Northrop Grumman MQ-8 is classified as a "Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle" and - unlike other U... [Read More]
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2003
Northrop Grumman X-47A Pegasus
The X-47A "Pegasus" stealthy technology demonstrator Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV) began as ... [Read More]
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2001
Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk
The Northrop Grumman "Global Hawk" is a large-scale Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) utilized by the Un... [Read More]
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1997
Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit
The Northrop Grumman B-2 "Spirit" (generically referred to as the "Stealth Bomber") became the pinna... [Read More]
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1996
Northrop Grumman E-8 Joint STARS (JSTARS)
A product of the Northrop Grumman Corporation, the E-8 "Joint Stars" series of aircraft provides the... [Read More]
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1996
IAI / TRW RQ-5 Hunter
The Hunter is a large Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and was first introduced in 1996 in limited numb... [Read More]
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1990
Northrop Grumman YF-23 Black Widow II
The YF-23 Black Widow II was Northrop Grumman's (along with McDonnell Douglas Corporation) answer to... [Read More]
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1982
Grumman X-29
The Grumman X-29 aircraft was a technology demonstrator appearing in the latter years of the Cold Wa... [Read More]
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1981
General Dynamics / Grumman EF-111 Raven
The EF-111 Raven was developed from a United States Air Force need for an Electronic Warfare Aircraf... [Read More]
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1974
Grumman F-14 Tomcat
The Grumman F-14 "Tomcat" was the quintessential United States Navy (USN) fleet defense interceptor ... [Read More]
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1967
Grumman C-2 Greyhound
The Grumman C-2 Greyhound was developed from the successful Grumman E-2 Hawkeye. Whereas the latter ... [Read More]
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1964
Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
The E-2 Hawkeye series serves carrier battle groups (principally in the United States Navy) and is c... [Read More]
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1963
Grumman A-6 Intruder
The Grumman A-6 "Intruder" was a dedicated strike platform designed to a United States Navy (USN) re... [Read More]
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1963
Grumman EA-6 Prowler
For a time in American naval history, the Grumman EA-6 "Prowler" served as the United States Navy's ... [Read More]
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1959
Grumman OV-1 Mohawk
Development of the OV-1 Mohawk platform stemmed from a joint requirement fielded by both the United ... [Read More]
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1958
Grumman WF-2 / E-1 Tracer
With the rise of the aircraft carrier in World War 2 and advances in radar technology, the United St... [Read More]
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1956
Grumman F11F / F-11 Tiger
The United States Navy maintained its reliance on aircraft designed, developed and produced by the G... [Read More]
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1954
Grumman S-2 Tracker (S2F)
The Grumman S-2 Tracker was designed, developed and produced for the United States Navy at a time wh... [Read More]
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1953
Grumman Sapphire Cougar
As the age of the jet fighter was getting its feet underneath, longtime fighter supplier Grumman app... [Read More]
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1952
Grumman XF10F Jaguar
The Model 83 was a submission put forward by Grumman to the United States Navy (USN) as a single-sea... [Read More]
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1952
Grumman C-1A / TF-1 Trader
The C-1 Trader was a carrier-based transport (Carrier-Onboard-Delivery - COD) aircraft utilized by t... [Read More]
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1952
Grumman F9F Cougar
Even as the straight-winged F9F "Panther" was beginning to take shape on the design board during the... [Read More]
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1950
Grumman AF Guardian
The Grumman AF Guardian line became the United States Navy's first purpose-built, dedicated Anti-Sub... [Read More]
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1949
Grumman HU-16 Albatross
Even after World War 2 (1939-1945) the flying boat remained a key component of world military forces... [Read More]
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1949
Grumman F9F Panther
Grumman managed a long-standing tradition of successfully fulfilling US Navy carrier-based fighter r... [Read More]
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1945
Grumman F8F Bearcat
In many ways, the Grumman F8F Bearcat was the pinnacle of United States piston-engine fighter design... [Read More]
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1944
Grumman F7F Tigercat
The F7F Tigercat was another carrier-borne aircraft development in Grumman's long line of "cat" name... [Read More]
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1943
Grumman F6F Hellcat
The F6F Hellcat was the successor to - and a logical evolution of - the capable F4F Wildcat series o... [Read More]
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1942
Grumman TBF Avenger
Destined never to win beauty contests, the Grumman TBF Avenger series of aircraft would go down as o... [Read More]
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1941
Grumman XP-50 Skyrocket
Firmly entrenched as an aircraft supplier to the United States Navy, the Grumman aircraft company se... [Read More]
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1940
Grumman F4F Wildcat
The Grumman F4F Wildcat was the unsung hero of the Allied Pacific Theater campaign in the early year... [Read More]
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1937
Grumman Goose (G-21)
While most every aircraft venture usually began with a military requirement or private venture under... [Read More]
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1936
Grumman J2F Duck
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1936
Grumman F3F
When the United States Navy (USN) adopted the Grumman F3F series, it took on its last biplane-arrang... [Read More]
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1935
Grumman F2F
Leroy Grumman designed this portly biplane fighter for the United States Navy. Grumman had already m... [Read More]
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1933
Grumman FF
Grumman began its long-running relationship with the United States Navy when the service branch adop... [Read More]
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