Northrup Grumman unveiled its new Firebird OPV (optionally piloted vehicle).  The aircraft has been conducting secret test flights for over a year and aims to take a large portion of the UAS market dominated by GA's Predator/Reaper.

From Aviation Week

Images: Northrup Grumman

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Comment by Jack Crossfire on May 6, 2011 at 4:06pm
Now we know why NGC acquired Scaled Composites.
Comment by IKE on May 7, 2011 at 9:49am

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Comment by Mark Colwell on May 7, 2011 at 10:41am
Bert has gone to the dark side, Makes cents!

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