Monday, November 23, 2015

Drone sale to Japan OKd

The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Japan for RQ-4 Block 30 Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.2 billion. Japan has requested a possible sale of three aircraft. (Source: Australian Defense, 11/23/15) Gulf Coast note: Fuselage work on all variants of the Northrop Grumman Global Hawk is done in Moss Point, Miss.