The first Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial system has landed at Grand Forks AFB, N.D., the U.S. Air Force's second main operating base for the high-altitude, long-endurance aircraft. The Block 20 aircraft temporarily deployed to Grand Forks from Beale AFB, Calif., on May 26, ahead of the expected arrival in July of the base's first of 10 Block 40 Global Hawks. They will be equipped with the new ZPY-2 synthetic-aperture radar/ground moving-target indication sensor. Grand ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "First Global Hawk Lands at Grand Forks".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.