Testing of the Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton will relocate to the U.S. Navy’s NAS Patuxent River, Md., test center after the unmanned aircraft completes envelope-expansion flights from Palmdale, Calif. The first Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) derivative of the RQ-4B Global Hawk is being prepared for flight at Palmdale and is planned to relocate to Pax River early next year, after “eight or nine flights,” says Capt. James Hoke, program manager for persistent maritime unmanned ...


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