RQ-4 Global Hawk

Type: Product
Name: RQ-4 Global Hawk
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

The drone revolution with the potential to change the world

It may no longer be the latest in surveillance technology. The ultra-secret kit is in the hands of the CIA and will never put on display for TV crews.Nonetheless the Global Hawk, operated by the US Air Force, is impressive.It's a pilotless plane with ... [Published itv.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Gen. Hostage: Manned, Unmanned Mix Needed In Iraq

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is using a mix of manned and unmanned intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) assets to monitor the ongoing situation in Iraq, a top US Air Force general said today.“It’s what we call nontraditional ISR,” Gen. Mike ... [Published DefenseNews.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Northrop Drone’s Development Cost to U.S. Navy Rises 25%

The cost to develop Northrop GrummanCorp. (NOC) ’s reconnaissance drone for the U.S. Navy has increased byat least 25 percent, or $720 million, according to Navyestimates and congressional investigators.As development costs have risen to at least $3.9 ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

NASA's HS3 Mission Spotlight: The HIRAD Instrument

The Hurricane Imaging Radiometer, known as HIRAD, will fly aboard one of two unmanned Global Hawk aircraft during NASA's Hurricane Severe Storm Sentinel or HS3 mission from Wallops beginning August 26 through September 29. One of the NASA Global Hawks ... [Published Space Daily - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Northrop Grumman Raises Year's Forecast as Profit Tops Estimates -BYLN- Bloomberg News

Northrop Grumman Corp., the maker of Global Hawk drones, topped analysts' profit estimates in the second quarter and boosted its full-year forecast.Net income rose 4.7 percent to $511 million, or $2.37 a share, in the quarter, from $488 million, or $2.05 ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Could This Next-Generation Bomber Help Northrop Grumman?

RQ-4 Block 20 Global Hawk first flight taxiing down runway. Photo credit: Northrop Grumman. The bad news is Northrop Grumman's aerospace systems, electronic systems, and information systems business segments all saw a decrease in sales, resulting in a ... [Published Motley Fool - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Wes Bush: Northrop Grumman’s Unmanned Systems Meet Intl Requirements

Northrop Grumman CEO Wes Bush is confident the company’s unmanned systems offerings fulfill various requirements of its customers worldwide, Flight Global reported Friday .Bush told an earnings call Wednesday that Northrop Grumman is seeing increasing ... [Published New New Internet - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

CNFJ visits NAF Misawa

NAVAL AIR FACILITY MISAWA, Japan -- Rear Adm. Terry Kraft, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Japan, visited Naval Air Facility(NAF) Misawa and Misawa Air Base to view U.S. Intelligence,Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities during anofficial tour ... [Published DVIDS - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Northrop Grumman's (NOC) CEO Wes Bush on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

OperatorGood day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Northrop Grumman's Second Quarter 2014 Conference Call. My name is Jasmine and I will be your operator today. At this time, all participants are in listen-only mode. (Operator Instructions). I ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Report: Japan Plans to Buy Northrop-Made Global Hawk Drones

Japan plans to invest approximately 372 million dollars over the next decade to buy new unmanned aerial vehicles as part of a military fleet expansion, Defense One reported Monday .Daniel Medina writes that an IHS Jane’s senior analyst has indicated that ... [Published GovConWire - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Northrop Grumman Second-Quarter Results Top Street View As Sales Continue Downward Trend

at 11:55 am ESTClick Ticker to See live coverageNorthrop Grumman Corporation ( NOC ) today announced earnings results for the second quarter of its fiscal 2014. For the quarter ended June 30, the aerospace and defense giant posted a 5% rise in its net ... [Published Bidness Etc - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 10 reports

Global Hawk flies in NATO exercise

A Global Hawk has participated in NATO's Unified Vision 2014 joint ISR exercise.The UAV, normally based at Sigonella Air Base, Italy, flew three full-day sorties from Orland Main Air Station, Norway, according to a news release from Northrop Grumman, ... [Published Federal Times - Jul 09 2014]

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"HIRAD data definitely saw most of the strong wind and heavy rain on the northern and eastern sides of Hurricane Ingrid in the area generally near 23 degrees north latitude and 95 degrees west longitude" Cecil said
...The Supreme Court explained: "Although evidence of variation in how carriers performed their work might support Antelope Valley‘s position that it did not control the carriers' work (hence giving rise to characterization as an independent contractor), such evidence would not convert the critical question—how much right does Antelope Valley have to control what its carriers do?—from a common one capable of answer on a class-wide basis to an individual one requiring mini-trials."
The thinktank the China Strategic Culture Promotion Association (CSCPA) issued its "CSCPA Report on US Military Power 2013 and CSCPA Report on Japanese Military Power 2013" in Beijing on July 23, blaming the US for deploying more military strength in Asia-Pacific, reports Hong Kong's Wen Wei Po
Furthermore, Northrop Grumman's second-highest business segment, electronic systems, reported a sales decline of 1.5% due to "fewer deliveries of navigation and maritime systems and infrared countermeasures products" and its third-highest business segment, information systems, reported a 7.5% decline thanks to "lower funding levels and in-theater force reductions...

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The drone revolution with the potential to chan... [Published itv.com - 8 hours ago]
Gen. Hostage: Manned, Unmanned Mix Needed In Iraq [Published DefenseNews.com - Jul 29 2014]
Northrop Drone’s Development Cost to U.S. Navy ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 28 2014]
The Resilience of U.S. Military Space Power [Published Space News - Jul 28 2014]
NASA's HS3 Mission Spotlight: The HIRAD Instrument [Published Space Daily - Jul 28 2014]
The Status of Independent Contractor vs. Employ... [Published HG.org - Jul 28 2014]
US Asia Pivot strategy criticized by Chinese th... [Published Want China Times - Jul 27 2014]
Northrop Grumman Raises Year's Forecast as Prof... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 26 2014]
UPDATE: How one Predator mission in 2000 helped... [Published Morningstar.com - Jul 26 2014]
Could This Next-Generation Bomber Help Northrop... [Published Motley Fool - Jul 26 2014]
Wes Bush: Northrop Grumman’s Unmanned Systems M... [Published New New Internet - Jul 25 2014]
CNFJ visits NAF Misawa [Published DVIDS - Jul 25 2014]
Northrop Grumman's (NOC) CEO Wes Bush on Q2 201... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 23 2014]
Northrop Grumman Stock Undermined By Low Qualit... [Published Motley Fool - Jul 23 2014]
Report: Japan Plans to Buy Northrop-Made Global... [Published GovConWire - Jul 23 2014]
Northrop Grumman Second-Quarter Results Top Str... [Published Bidness Etc - Jul 23 2014]
Japan building world's largest drone army after... [Published Natural News - Jul 23 2014]
Japan looks to Northrop Grumman's Global Hawk i... [Published Washington Business Journal - Jul 22 2014]
NASA's HS3 Mission Spotlight: The HIRAD Instrument [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]
The HIRAD Instrument Missions [Published Electronic Products - Jul 22 2014]
Believe It or Not, the World's Fastest-Growing ... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 21 2014]
The real story behind Japan’s drone boom [Published Quartz - Jul 21 2014]
UK To Spend £650m On Drones To Stop Russian Inc... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 21 2014]
Why Boeing's Design For A 747 Full Of Cruise Mi... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 20 2014]
Which Top Defense Contractor Will Win This $55 ... [Published Motley Fool - Jul 20 2014]
UK 'to Spend £600m on Spy Drones To Protect Bri... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 20 2014]
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NORTHROP GRUMMAN : Global Hawk Joins NATO Exerc... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 19 2014]
AIRSHOW-U.S. firms urge new export policy for d... [Published Reuters - Jul 18 2014]
Northrop Grumman to correct software deficienci... [Published Military Aerospace Electronics - Jul 18 2014]
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UK To Spend £650m On Drones To Stop Russian Inc... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 21 2014]
The British military are to spend £650 million on drones to stop the Russians from making any further incursions into the UK's territorial waters. The drones will be used to patrol the coast after Ministers became worried that Moscow was exploiting ...
[Video] U-2 spyplane landing as seen from chase... [Published The Aviationist - Jul 17 2014]
A unique view, from inside a U-2 chase car. Pilots are not supposed to have a car entering the active runway as they are about to land, unless they are on board a legendary U-2 Dragon Lady spyplane. Based at Beale Air Force Base , California, home ...
'Gobble Hawk' Wins NASA High-Altitude UAV Desig... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jul 10 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> NASA is very proud of the Global Hawk UAVs that it uses for environmental monitoring missions like keeping track of hurricanes, among other things. We should know: we visited them last year . But Global ...
Global Hawk Takes Part in NATO Exercise to Eval... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 09 2014]
Northrop Grumman Corporation has participated in Unified Vision 2014 (UV14), NATO's largest trial of Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (JISR) capability aimed at demonstrating and evaluating the Alliance's ability to coordinate and ...
Global Hawk Takes Part in NATO Exercise to Eval... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jul 08 2014]
LONDON - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has participated in Unified Vision 2014 (UV14), NATO's largest trial of Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (JISR) capability aimed at demonstrating and evaluating the Alliance's ability ...
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Global Hawk Takes Part in NATO Exercise to Eval... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 08 2014]
Global Hawk Expands Satellite Communications Ca... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 03 2014]
Northrop Grumman Delivers Global Hawk Early and... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Mar 19 2014]
NASA Begins Airborne Campaign to Map Greenland ... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 31 2013]
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