Air Force Increases Global Hawk Funds; Remaining Aircraft To Begin Assembly Soon

Maggie Ybarra

Copyright Reprinted with permission. Unmanned Systems Alert -- The Air Force will be pouring about $81 million more into its RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft program in fiscal year 2013 than the service initially projected it would need last year, despite a Feb. 6 Pentagon announcement that the Block 30 variant of the Global Hawk program would be terminated. Fiscal year 2013 budget justification documents released by the Air Force this week show the service is reques...
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