The final version of the fiscal 2002 supplemental appropriations bill provides $35 million to replace a Northrop Grumman Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle that crashed last December, but a new House committee report warns that the UAV program could be in trouble if its costs continue to grow. The supplemental, approved by a House-Senate conference committee July 18, funds the Bush Administration's request to replace the first Global Hawk lost in the war on terrorism, according to a ...


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