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ADEX 2013: Northrop Grumman may be close to Korean Global Hawk sale

30th October 2013 - 09:07 GMT | by Darren Lake in Seoul


Northrop Grumman remains hopeful that South Korea will become the first export customer for the Global Hawk UAS.

South Korea has had an interest in the system to provide persistent surveillance for several years and has already been to the starting gate once on the purchase having received a formal FMS offer from the US government.

However, the length of time it took to get the offer meant that budgeting issues emerged, causing the South Korean government to allow the offer to expire.

Drew Flood, international programme manager for Global Hawk, told Shephard that a new FMS offer was

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Darren Lake


Darren Lake

Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

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