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YB-49 Flying wing, a heavy bomber prototype, takes to the air for the first time in 1947.

YB-49 Flying wing, a heavy bomber prototype, takes to the air for the first time in 1947.

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- Aug. 10, 2012 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and Hybrid Air Vehicles Limited announce the successful completion of the first flight of the U.S. Army's Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence Vehicle (LEMV) in historic Lakehurst, N.J., the birthplace of the nation's storied military airship past.

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- Aug. 10, 2012 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and Hybrid Air Vehicles Limited announce the successful completion of the first flight of the U.S. Army's Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence Vehicle (LEMV) in historic Lakehurst, N.J., the birthplace of the nation's storied military airship past.

B-2 Jet Fighter Bomber U.S. Air Force Northrop First Flight VHS Military History

B-2 Jet Fighter Bomber U.S. Air Force Northrop First Flight VHS Military History

One of most enduring military aircraft ever produced,Northrop Grumman's F-5 tactical fighter series served over more than 4 decades.F-5's initial flight July 31,1963,at Edwards AFB,Calif.F-5 agile,highly maneuverable,reliable supersonic fighter, combining advanced aerodynamic design,engine performance & low operating costs.Over 2,600 built by Northrop Grumman & under co-production & licensing agreements with Canada,Republic of China (Taiwan),Republic of Korea,Spain & Switzerland.

One of most enduring military aircraft ever produced,Northrop Grumman's F-5 tactical fighter series served over more than 4 decades.F-5's initial flight July 31,1963,at Edwards AFB,Calif.F-5 agile,highly maneuverable,reliable supersonic fighter, combining advanced aerodynamic design,engine performance & low operating costs.Over 2,600 built by Northrop Grumman & under co-production & licensing agreements with Canada,Republic of China (Taiwan),Republic of Korea,Spain & Switzerland.

Northrop “Flying Wing” – XP-56, April 1943. Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

Northrop “Flying Wing” – XP-56, April 1943. Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

Firescout Type: Military (U.S. Navy)  Northrop Grumman describes the Firescout as a "Transformational Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle system provides unprecedented situation awareness and precision targeting support for U.S. Armed Forces of the future. The MQ-8B Fire Scout has the ability to autonomously take off and land on any aviation-capable warship and at prepared and unprepared landing zones in proximity to the soldier in contact."

Firescout Type: Military (U.S. Navy) Northrop Grumman describes the Firescout as a "Transformational Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle system provides unprecedented situation awareness and precision targeting support for U.S. Armed Forces of the future. The MQ-8B Fire Scout has the ability to autonomously take off and land on any aviation-capable warship and at prepared and unprepared landing zones in proximity to the soldier in contact."

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