Northrop Grumman says it has started building first Australian MQ-4 Triton

By Justin Katz / October 28, 2020 at 3:05 PM
Ahead of a planned production gap with the U.S. Navy, Northrop Grumman yesterday announced it has begun building the first MQ-4 Triton marked for sale to the Royal Australian Air Force. "The MQ-4C Triton will be a very important [intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance] capability for Australia," Air Commodore Terry van Haren, an Australian air force attaché to the Australian Embassy in Washington, said yesterday during an event hosted in Mississippi. "It is ideally suited for Australian operating conditions, given its...

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