Thursday, October 1, 2015

Global Hawk contract won

Northrop Grumman has won a contract worth up to $3.2 billion for continued development, modernization and maintenance of Air Force variants of the Global Hawk unmanned aircraft. The contract will allow the Air Force to order parts and services as needed through Sept. 30, 2020, with all work to be completed by Sept. 30, 2025. Northrop builds several variants of Global Hawk, including Triton, the maritime variant for the Navy. (Source: Reuters, 09/30/15) Gulf Coast note: Global Hawk fuselage work is done in Moss Point, Miss.