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Air Reconnaissance | Contracts - Modifications | Forces - Naval | New Systems Tech | Northrop-Grumman | UAVs | USA

$42.5M to Complete Global Hawk RQ-4B Development

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Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. in San Diego, CA received a $42.5 million contract modification to provide for the completion of development on the Global Hawk RQ-4B (AF-8), including developmental and operational testing. The RQ-4B is a larger version of the extremely successful RQ-4A Global Hawk reconaissance UAV, which has been rushed into service as part of the Global War on Terror....

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