A pair of U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft are shown in Palmdale, a short distance from where they were built. Northrop Grumman received an order for one Triton aircraft in late March. Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy.

A pair of U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft are shown in Palmdale, a short distance from where they were built. Northrop Grumman received an order for one Triton aircraft in late March. Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy.

The U.S. Navy awarded  ...