Northrop Grumman has conducted successful flight testing with its new Ground Station Modernization Program (GSMP) for the United States Air Force’s RQ-4 Global Hawks. This applies updated interfaces for the… Continue reading "RQ-4 Global Hawk to Get New and Improved Control Systems"
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Northrop Grumman Hopes Australia Orders Will Fill MQ-4C Production Freeze to Avoid Substantial Costs
With Northrop Grumman’s MQ-4C maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) drone scheduled to be subject to a two-year spending freeze – and even possible cancellation – the defense contractor is… Continue reading "Northrop Grumman Hopes Australia Orders Will Fill MQ-4C Production Freeze to Avoid Substantial Costs"
The long-awaited NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) RQ-4D "Phoenix" drone finally took to the skies over the Sicilian Island in a 9-hour long mission for its first flight. The flight brings to fruition over 20 years and a joint effort between more than 20 countries to bring this uniquely adapted US Air Force drone to NATO standards and needs.
The NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) program’s first RQ-4D high-altitude remotely-piloted (HARP) aircraft landed in Sigonella, Italy on the 21st November. This marks an official operational milestone for the AGS… Continue reading "First NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) Program Flight a Success"