Military technology to boost environmental research
- Ready To Respond. Warwick, Graham; Mecham, Michael // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/9/2008, Vol. 168 Issue 23, p46
The article highlights the growing demand for a wider use of U.S. unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in non-military operations such as environmental monitoring, law enforcement and disaster relief. It mentions that efforts to expand the use of government-owned UAS focus on the Northrop Grumman...
- KIDS' CORNER. // Scholastic News -- Edition 3;9/20/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p4
A quiz on various topics is presented, including the number of hurricanes formed in the Atlantic Ocean from period of 2005 to 2006, the Global Hawk airplane and the Horton Plains slender loris.
- Eye in the Sky. Greenberg, Glenn // Scholastic News -- Edition 3;9/20/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p2
The article reports on the use of Global Hawk, a remote-controlled airplane, by scientists to study hurricanes.
- Two U.S. RQ-4 Global Hawks deployed in Japan for surveillance of region's multiple hot spots. // East-Asia-Intel Reports;Jun2014, p10
The article reports that two U.S. drone RQ-4 Global Hawks were deployed to the Misawa Air Base, near Tokyo, Japan, in May 214 to improve Japan's surveillance capability over troubled Korean Peninsula, East China Sea, and the Sea of Japan. The drones which are the U.S. military's best tools for...
- Flying Into Storms. // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;9/20/2010, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p2
The article focuses on Global Hawk, a remote-controlled airplane used by scientists to study hurricanes. It states that the Global Hawk was designed to help scientists to examine severe storms as they are forming. It notes that the aircraft flies into areas where tropical storms form most...
- UAV Funding Hits Budget Turbulence. Graves, Brad // San Diego Business Journal;2/6/2012, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p1
The article reports on the decision of the Pentagon to cancel Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Block 30 Global Hawk aircraft program, and continue using the U-2 spy aircraft, built by Lockheed Martin in the U.S.
- Navy UAV Crashes In Maryland. // AVweb;6/14/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 24B, p3
The article reports on the crash of the RQ-4A Global Hawk, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the U.S. Navy, on the eastern shore of Maryland on June 11, 2012 in which service officials note that no property was damaged and that no one was injured.
- South Korea Requests $1.2 Billion Deal For Global Hawk Block 30 UAVs. // Defense Daily;1/2/2013, Vol. 257 Issue 1, p6
The article reports on the $1.2 billion deal requested by South Korea to the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) for a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of four RQ-4 Global Hawk Block 30 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
- North Korean jamming of GPS system suggests downed U.S. recon aircraft may have been a drone. // East-Asia-Intel Reports;9/14/2011, p12
The article reports that a military reconnaissance aircraft was attacked by electronic jammers from North Korea and was forced to make an emergency landing during a military exercise held in March 2011. According to military observers, the aircraft may have been an unmanned Global Hawk...