Global Hawk: A History of Ups and Downs


In next week's Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine, Amy Butler takes a look at the funding of the Global Hawk, and why time could be running out for the program. 

Digital subscribers can read it first on tablet devices from 6pm EST today.

Our digital edition also includes a timeline of the unmanned air system program and its tumultuous history, from its inception in 1995 to the present day. You can see it now by clicking on the graphic below.

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