Tag Archives: Jane Bishop

Northrop Demos Operational Flexibility of Firebird Optionally-Manned Autonomous Aircraft


Northrop Grumman demonstrated almost 9,000 miles of flight to showcase the operational flexibility of an optionally-manned autonomous aircraft designed for medium-altitude, long-endurance missions. Northrop said Tuesday the Firebird aircraft flew over and stopped by Dayton, Ohio; Washington DC; Patuxent River, Maryland; and Tampa, Miami and Key West, Florida, demonstrating both manned and unmanned flight, as well as the transition in between.

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NATO’s Alliance Ground Surveillance Force Gains Mission-Ready Status With Northrop-Built Global Hawk Drone

RQ-4D Northrop Grumman

NATO's Alliance Ground Surveillance force has achieved initial operating capability of a Northrop Grumman-made unmanned aircraft system designed to perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. Northrop said Thursday its RQ-4D Phoenix Global Hawk aircraft gained Supreme Allied Commander Europe's approval for the IOC, allowing NATO to use the aircraft year-round.

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Northrop E-2D Aircraft Reaches Aerial Refueling Milestone

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A Northrop Grumman-built E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft equipped with an aerial refueling system completed its first in-flight fuel transfer mission in July alongside a U.S. Navy KC-130 Hercules tanker. Northrop said Tuesday pilots conducted 10 dry plugs and two wet plugs throughout the four-hour flight transferring approximately 1,700 pounds of fuel …

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LISTnet Honors Northrop Grumman Exec for Technology Leadership

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A Northrop Grumman executive was recently recognized for earning the Long Island Software and Technology Network Diamond Award for leadership in the technology field. Jane Bishop, who has been with the company for 25 years, is the director of program integration and enterprise management for Northrop Grumman Corporation’s airborne early warning integrated product …

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