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Catalog of military, industry, and civilian sector aircraft belonging to Northrop.

This listing allows you to trace back a particular company's aviation history in reverse-chronological order. There are a total of [ 55 ] Northrop (Company) Chronological Aircraft List entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed by initial year of service descending, then grouped by designation (A-to-Z) to better showcase a given company's evolution in the field of aviation. Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator.

Note that some brands are listed separately in the list below. For example, 'Lockheed' and 'Lockheed Martin' are considered two separate listings in the Military Factory database. Also, if a particular manufacturer has assisted in the production of another's aircraft (as in a 'Joint Venture' or similar arrangement), they will be represented below. Return to the Manufacturers List.
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1
Picture of the Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider
National Flag Graphic
2028
Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider
Sixth Generation Long Range Strategic Stealth Bomber
2
Picture of the Spirit AeroSystems Mosquito
National Flag Graphic
2027
Spirit AeroSystems Mosquito
Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UVAC) / Loyal Wingman
3
Picture of the Northrop Grumman Jackal
National Flag Graphic
2024
Northrop Grumman Jackal
Expendable Loitering Munition Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)
4
Picture of the Northrop Grumman (Scaled Composites) Firebird
National Flag Graphic
2021
Northrop Grumman (Scaled Composites) Firebird
Intelligence-Gathering Manned / Unmanned Aircraft
5
Picture of the Northrop Grumman / Bell MQ-8 (Fire-X)
National Flag Graphic
2019
Northrop Grumman / Bell MQ-8 (Fire-X)
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) / Autonomous Overwater Resupply Platform
6
Picture of the Northrop Grumman MQ-4 Triton
National Flag Graphic
2019
Northrop Grumman MQ-4 Triton
Maritime Patrol Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
7
Picture of the Shield AI V-BAT
National Flag Graphic
2019
Shield AI V-BAT
Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Drone
8
Picture of the Northrop Grumman MQ-25 Stingray
National Flag Graphic
2017
Northrop Grumman MQ-25 Stingray
Carrierborne Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV) / Aerial Tanker Aircraft
9
Picture of the Northrop Grumman T-X (Model 400)
National Flag Graphic
2017
Northrop Grumman T-X (Model 400)
5th Generation Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft Proposal
10
Picture of the Scaled Composites Model 401
National Flag Graphic
2017
Scaled Composites Model 401
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Experimental Research Aircraft
11
Picture of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
National Flag Graphic
2016
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Advanced Multi-Role Strike Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
12
Picture of the Northrop Grumman RQ-180
National Flag Graphic
2015
Northrop Grumman RQ-180
Reconnaissance Stealth UAV
13
Picture of the Northrop Grumman E-2D Hawkeye
National Flag Graphic
2014
Northrop Grumman E-2D Hawkeye
Navy Airborne Early Warning and Control Aircraft (AEWC)
14
Picture of the Northrop Grumman R-BAT (Rotary-BAT)
National Flag Graphic
2014
Northrop Grumman R-BAT (Rotary-BAT)
Military Unmanned Helicopter System (UHS)
15
Picture of the DARPA KQ-X (Global Hawk)
National Flag Graphic
2012
DARPA KQ-X (Global Hawk)
Unmanned Aerial Refueling Tanker Demonstrator Vehicle
16
Picture of the Northrop Grumman Sandstorm
National Flag Graphic
2012
Northrop Grumman Sandstorm
Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Trainer
17
Picture of the Airbus KC-45 (KC-30)
National Flag Graphic
2011
Airbus KC-45 (KC-30)
Aerial Refueling Tanker / Utility Transport
18
Picture of the Northrop Grumman X-47B
National Flag Graphic
2011
Northrop Grumman X-47B
Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV)
19
Picture of the Northrop Grumman EURO HAWK
National Flag Graphic
2010
Northrop Grumman EURO HAWK
SIGnals INTelligence (SIGINT) Unmanned Air System (UAS)
20
Picture of the Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
National Flag Graphic
2009
Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
Unmanned Autonomous Helicopter (UAH)
21
Picture of the Orbital ATK AC-208 Eliminator
National Flag Graphic
2008
Orbital ATK AC-208 Eliminator
Close-Air Support (CAS) / Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR) Aircraft
22
Picture of the Boeing X-53 AAW (Active Aeroelastic Wing)
National Flag Graphic
2006
Boeing X-53 AAW (Active Aeroelastic Wing)
Experimental Aircraft
23
Picture of the Northrop Grumman Bat
National Flag Graphic
2006
Northrop Grumman Bat
Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS)
24
Picture of the Northrop Grumman X-47A Pegasus
National Flag Graphic
2003
Northrop Grumman X-47A Pegasus
Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV)
25
Picture of the Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit
National Flag Graphic
1997
Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit
Strategic Heavy Bomber / Stealth Bomber
26
Picture of the IAI / TRW RQ-5 Hunter
National Flag Graphic
1996
IAI / TRW RQ-5 Hunter
Mutil-Role Short-Range Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
27
Picture of the Northrop Grumman E-8 Joint STARS (JSTARS)
National Flag Graphic
1996
Northrop Grumman E-8 Joint STARS (JSTARS)
Airborne Battle Management Platform Aircraft
28
Picture of the Northrop-McDonnell Douglas YF-23 (Black Widow II)
National Flag Graphic
1990
Northrop-McDonnell Douglas YF-23 (Black Widow II)
Technology Demonstrator / 5th Generation Fighter Prototype
29
Picture of the Scaled Composites Model 151 (ARES)
National Flag Graphic
1990
Scaled Composites Model 151 (ARES)
Close-Air Support (CAS) Demonstrator Aircraft
30
Picture of the Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F/A-18 Hornet
National Flag Graphic
1983
Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F/A-18 Hornet
Multirole Carrier-based Strike Fighter Aircraft
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31
Picture of the Northrop F-20 Tigershark
National Flag Graphic
1982
Northrop F-20 Tigershark
Multi-Role Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
32
Picture of the Northrop Tacit Blue
National Flag Graphic
1982
Northrop Tacit Blue
Stealth Technology Demonstrator Aircraft
33
Picture of the Northrop YA-9
National Flag Graphic
1972
Northrop YA-9
Close Air Support Aircraft Prototype
34
Picture of the Grumman C-2 Greyhound
National Flag Graphic
1967
Grumman C-2 Greyhound
Carrier-based Cargo / Transport Aircraft
35
Picture of the Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
National Flag Graphic
1964
Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
All-Weather Airborne Command and Control (ACC) / Battle Space Management Aircraft
36
Picture of the Grumman EA-6 Prowler
National Flag Graphic
1963
Grumman EA-6 Prowler
Carrier-Borne Electronic Warfare Aircraft (EWA)
37
Picture of the Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger / Tiger II
National Flag Graphic
1962
Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger / Tiger II
Single-Seat Lightweight Multirole Aircraft
38
Picture of the Northrop T-38 Talon
National Flag Graphic
1961
Northrop T-38 Talon
Supersonic Jet-Powered Advanced Training Aircraft
39
Picture of the Northrop N-102 Fang
National Flag Graphic
1953
Northrop N-102 Fang
Lightweight Fighter Design Study
40
Picture of the Northrop F-89 Scorpion
National Flag Graphic
1950
Northrop F-89 Scorpion
All-Weather Interceptor Aircraft
41
Picture of the Northrop YC-125 Raider
National Flag Graphic
1950
Northrop YC-125 Raider
Three-Engined STOL Military Transport Aircraft
42
Picture of the Northrop X-4 Bantam
National Flag Graphic
1948
Northrop X-4 Bantam
Technology Demonstrator Aircraft
43
Picture of the Northrop YB-49
National Flag Graphic
1947
Northrop YB-49
Flying Wing Bomber Prototype
44
Picture of the Northrop XB-35 / YB-35
National Flag Graphic
1946
Northrop XB-35 / YB-35
Flying Wing Strategic Bomber Prototype
45
Picture of the Northrop F-15 Reporter
National Flag Graphic
1945
Northrop F-15 Reporter
Long-Range Photographic Reconnaissance Aircraft
46
Picture of the Northrop XP-61E (Black Widow)
National Flag Graphic
1945
Northrop XP-61E (Black Widow)
Long-Range Bomber Escort / Heavy Day Fighter Aircraft
47
Picture of the Northrop XP-79
National Flag Graphic
1945
Northrop XP-79
Bomber-Rammer / Bomber-Interceptor
48
Picture of the Northrop P-61 / F-61 Black Widow
National Flag Graphic
1943
Northrop P-61 / F-61 Black Widow
Night Fighter / Reconnaissance Aircraft
49
Picture of the Northrop XP-56 Black Bullet
National Flag Graphic
1943
Northrop XP-56 Black Bullet
Pursuit Fighter Prototype
50
Picture of the Northrop N-9M
National Flag Graphic
1942
Northrop N-9M
Flying Wing Prototype Aircraft
51
Picture of the Northrop N-1M
National Flag Graphic
1941
Northrop N-1M
Flying Wing Research Aircraft
52
Picture of the Northrop N-3PB Nomad
National Flag Graphic
1941
Northrop N-3PB Nomad
Reconnaissance / Bomber Floatplane
53
Picture of the Northrop A-17 (Nomad)
National Flag Graphic
1935
Northrop A-17 (Nomad)
Gound-Attack Monoplane Aircraft
54
Picture of the Northrop Delta
National Flag Graphic
1933
Northrop Delta
Single-Engine Monoplane Airliner
55
Picture of the Northrop Gamma
National Flag Graphic
1932
Northrop Gamma
High-Performance Monoplane Aircraft

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