The U.S. Air Force is weighing the timelines for the retirement of Block 40 RQ-4 Global Hawk reconnaissance drones by Northrop Grumman [NOC] and the fielding of a classified replacement system.

The Air Force Global Hawk fleet has consisted of four Block 20 RQ-4s,…

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