RQ-4 global hawk cockpit displays to be modernized under new programNews
August 09, 2021
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation’s RQ-4 Global Hawk Ground Segment Modernization Program (GSMP) is currently in integration and testing following a successful first flight in 2020.
According to the company, the program will aim to provide new cockpit displays intended to enhance situational awareness for the pilot and sensor operator while improving overall mission capabilities.
GSMP is part of a series of Global Hawk modernization efforts that will enhance the ability of the system to monitor and deter near-peer and peer threats around the globe. The system is on schedule to complete operational test and evaluation in October 2022.
The company's RQ-4 Global Hawk is a high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft system that is engineered with an integrated sensor payload that is intended to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability.