Monday, November 4, 2013

S. Korea Global Hawk buy nearing

South Korea plans to buy four Northrop Grumman Global Hawk unmanned aircraft for about $848 million, an official at the country's defense acquisition agency confirmed Monday. The contract will be signed next year, officials said. The U.S. Congress approved the export of Global Hawks to South Korea earlier this year. (Source: Reuters, 11/03/13) Gulf Coast note: Global Hawk central fuselage works is done by Northrop Grumman in Moss Point, Miss. S. Korea buying Global Hawks; NG sees global sales opportunities