Tag Archives: RQ-4 Global Hawk

Northrop Grumman Flies Air Force’s Intell Sensor on Global Hawk

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 29, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has conducted a flight test of an RQ-4 Global Hawk equipped with the U.S. Air Force‘s SYERS-2 intelligence-gathering sensor, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it used a Universal Payload Adapter to mount the sensor onto the high-altitude drone. About Executive Mosaic: …

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Raytheon Awarded $393M to Maintain Air Force Ground Intell System; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $393 million contract to continue to provide maintenance and sustainment support for the U.S. Air Force’s Distributed Common Ground System. The DCGS platform works to help military personnel collect, process and share intelligence data derived from sensors, Raytheon said Wednesday. MQ-1 Predator, RQ-4 Global …

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Lockheed Starts Stealth Tech Work for Next-Gen Spy Plane

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company Skunk Works has begun researching on stealth technology that could be outfitted into its next generation of surveillance aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Flightglobal said the company envisions the high-altitude long-endurance spy plane, internally referred to as RQ-X or UQ-2, …

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Northrop Demos C2 Tech Onboard Global Hawk Drone

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 12, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) testing its mission management and control systems technology onboard an RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system. The exercised helped demonstrate the interfacing capability of the Control Mission Management System with the U.S. Air Force’s Common …

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Report: Air Force Plans $4B Global Hawk Modernization Contract for Northrop

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) could receive around $4 billion in contract funds to perform upgrade and sustainment work on the U.S. Air Force‘s RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft systems, Flightglobal reported Tuesday. Citing a FedBizOpps notice,  James Drew writes the Air Force plans to award the Global Hawk modernization project to Northrop …

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Northrop Global Hawk Wins USAF Sustainment Award for 2015

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 5, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — GovCon Executive reported Monday on Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) winning this year’s Dr. James G. Roche Sustainment Award for the RQ-4 Global Hawk platform’s maintenance and logistics readiness programs. It is the unmanned aircraft system’s third time to receive the U.S. Air …

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Mary Petryszyn: Japan to Order Northrop Hawkeye, Global Hawk ISR Planes

The Japanese government intends to buy Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) E-2D Hawkeye and RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft through a foreign military sales program run by the U.S. Defense Department. Northrop said Sunday the Japanese defense ministry chose the two aircraft platforms to support the agency’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. …

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