Air Force looks to Northrop Grumman for Global Hawk UAV maintenance through late 2014

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga., 26 March 2013. Contractor logistics support -- or the lifetime sustainment of weapons systems by defense contractors instead of by military maintenance personnel -- has become big business in recent years, and Northrop Grumman Corp. has just cashed-in with a U.S. Air Force contract worth nearly half a billion dollars to maintain the RQ-4 long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

Send this story to:

Enter the email address of the recipient.
Separate multiple addresses with commas.

Add your own personal message:

Enter your email address:

Note: Your email address is used only to let the recipient know who sent the story, and in case of transmission error. Both your address and the recipient's address will not be used for any other purpose.