PALMDALE - The first two produced Global Hawk
unmanned spy planes have gone into service this month supporting the War on Terror, the Air Force and Northrop Grumman said.
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Corporation, of which the research analyst knows or has reason to know at the time of publication of this research report.
Northrop Grumman's Integrated Systems and Mission Systems sectors developed and integrated the new sensor with the Global Hawk
plane, which is produced in Palmdale.
proved early-on its unique value, reliability and flexibility as an intelligence asset.
Two five-story buildings make up the Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks/Kitty Hawk
that features: a signature glass-walled pavilion housing the reception desk; a Pavilion Pantry(R) with a selection of refrigerated, frozen and microwaveable packaged items, and sundries; the Great American Grill(R) restaurant, offering freshly prepared breakfast, lunch and dinner with room service available during dinner hours; wired and wireless high speed Internet access; two comfortable lounge areas with a television and fireplace; three meeting rooms offering 3,750 square feet of flexible space; a 24-hour complimentary business center; and an on-site guest laundry facility.
Northrop Grumman's Information Technology sector is a subcontractor to the Integrated Systems sector on the Global Hawk
Maritime Demonstration for the Navy, providing professional operations and maintenance services.
Markhoff, 39, will lead the sales, customer service, scheduling and network operations as well as the planned IT enhancements within Kitty Hawk
The Global Hawk
program has logged 225 combat missions, totaling more than 4,900 hours in support of the War on Terror.
will acquire and assume contracts relating to ACT's customer base, trucks and trailers, leased operating facilities, various other facility and equipment leases and its fleet of owner operators.
Controlled by onboard computers under guidance by operators on the ground, the RQ-4A Global Hawk
is capable of flying at an altitude of 65,000 feet, above storms and some six miles higher than jetliners normally fly, for more than 35 hours at a time.
In three deployments in support of the war effort, six Global Hawk
aircraft have flown more than 200 missions.
The company conducted the test as part of its Global Hawk
Maritime Demonstration program for the U.