Unmanned Vehicles

Block 30 Global Hawks receive USAF IOC

17th August 2011 - 00:02 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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The US Air Force Air Combat Command has declared that the Northrop Grumman-built unmanned RQ-4 Block 30 Global Hawk has reached its initial operational capability (IOC).

IOC is declared when a development program completes initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E), and is cleared to support real-time operations.

While IOC was ...

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