The U.S. Navy is considering deploying its first Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to an air base near Iraq to experiment with its ability to conduct maritime surveillance, according to defense officials. Navy officials declined to discuss the exact location for a deployment. “Longer-term options for the system may include additional deployment situations – allowing the system to demonstrate its unique persistent maritime ISR capabilities in various overseas environments,” says ...

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