Northrop Grumman Flies Japan’s First RQ-4 UAS

First Northrop Grumman RQ-4 UAAS for Japan
RQ-4 Global Hawk
Credit: Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman on April 15 began flying the first of three RQ-4B Block 30 (I) unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) ordered by Japan in Palmdale, California, the company said. All three high-altitude UAS ordered by Japan between 2018 and 2020 are expected to be delivered in 2022. The RQ-4B configuration...

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