Company Northrop Grumman builds for its own account an additional UAV maritime surveillance MQ-4C Triton programmke by the U.S. Navy for use in the demo and trial design platform.
Triton UAV is designed to transmit detailed pictures of surface ships wide areas of the ocean and coastal areas. His ability to make flights for 24 hours will allow many supplement manned aircraft reconnaissance and surveillance.
At the company’s Palmdale (Calif.) wing attached to the fuselage section unit in the upcoming it will be installed Intelligence and communications equipment, as well as on other devices Triton for the U.S. Navy.
«The device will be used in future trials of the U.S. Navy, to ensure the entry into operation of UAVs Triton in late 2015,» said Steve Enevold (Steve Enewold), control applets Triton and vice president Northrop Grumman. «Then, the machine will be used as a flying laboratory to increase the abilities of the system, the introduction of new equipment and conducts intelligence show.»