|Global Hawk UAS in flight. Photo: Northrop Grumman|
[Avionics Today 03-30-2015] Raytheon Company has been awarded a contract valued at up to $45.7 million by Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems for ground segments in support of four Global Hawk Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) recently purchased by the Republic of Korea. The Global Hawk UAS is used to support antiterrorism, antipiracy, humanitarian assistance, disaster relief, airborne communications and information-sharing missions.
Under this contract, Raytheon will deliver one building-based and one mobile ground segment to locations in South Korea. Work under the contract will be performed at Raytheon's Dulles, Va., facility and is slated for completion by mid-2019.