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ROKAF receives second Global Hawk

23rd April 2020 - 23:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch


The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) is now in receipt of half its Northrop Grumman RQ-4B Block 30 fleet after a second Global Hawk arrived in country.

Harry Harris, US Ambassador to South Korea, posted an image on Twitter on 19 April showing two Global Hawks parked side by side. He tweeted congratulations to ‘the US-ROK Security Cooperation teams on delivering Global Hawk to the ROK this week’.

The ROKAF established a new reconnaissance squadron in late 2019, to coincide with the arrival of the first RQ-4B Block 30 on 23 December. At that time it was located at

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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