NGIS Plans Funding of Global Hawk Demonstrator

September 2002
Sea Power;Sep2002, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p24
Reveals that Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems has announced plans to fund and build an advanced technology demonstrator version of the RQ-4A Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Use of the demonstrator to prototype and evaluate new system capabilities and employment concepts; Completion of compatibility testing of the electronic intelligence payload.


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