Thursday, December 27, 2012

Global Hawks for Korea (Video)

Neelam Mathews
Dec 27, 2012
The U.S Department of Defense has made a proposal to Congress for the sale of Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Global Hawk surveillance drones to the government of South Korea under the foreign military sale program. This is the first order from Asia Pacific. The deal is worth around $1.2 billion. If the request is approved, Northrop will sell four RQ-4 Block 30 Global Hawk drones. Northrop will also supply equipment, parts, training and logistical support, which would include infrared and electro-optical sensors, imagery analysis systems and moving target indicators on board the Global Hawk Block-30 unmanned aircraft says Zacks. Despite An interest, Australia has not as yet placed an order for the drones.

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