Friday, March 11, 2011

First BAMS fuselage finished

MOSS POINT, Miss. – The first Global Hawk fuselage that will be used for a Navy BAMS aircraft has been finished and will be shipped to Northrop Grumman's Palmdale, Calif., facility for finishing work. The center fuselage was finished a week ahead of schedule, officials said. The Navy plans to have more than 60 Broad Area Maritime Surveillance aircraft providing watch for the fleet. The Northrop Grumman Moss Point facility also does finishing work on the Fire Scout unmanned helicopter. (Source: Sun Herald, WLOX, Mississippi Press, 03/10/11). Previous