Monday, April 8, 2013

Steps made to sell GH to Korea

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon formally told Congress of a plan to sell four unmanned Global Hawks to South Korea. The deal under the Foreign Military Sales program would be worth up to $1.2 billion. It includes four RQ-4 Block 30 Global Hawks equipped with the Enhanced Integrated Sensor Suites, associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support. Notification to Congress is mandatory for FMS sales. Congress is expected to approve the plan, a diplomatic source said. (Source: The Korea Times, 04/08/13) Gulf Coast note: Global Hawks are built in part in Moss Point, Miss.