MQ-4C Moves Closer To Permanent Indo-Pacific Presence

The Royal Australian Air Force plans to deploy the first continuous maritime surveillance orbit of MQ-4Cs by mid-2026.
Credit: Alan Radecki/Northrop Grumman
The unveiling of the first completed Australian MQ-4C Triton during a ceremony inside a Plant 42 assembly hangar in Palmdale, California, on Sept. 14 offers a visual teaser of a future maritime patrol enterprise in the Indo-Pacific region. Australian defense review considers Triton program changes...

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