May 13, 2022
A composite of two photos shows Northrop Grumman's Global Hawk in flight, top, and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems' MQ-9A "Reaper" on the ground. Global Hawk is actually several times heavier than the Reaper. Photos courtesy of U.S. Air Force and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.
Stories this photo appears in:
Unmanned Aircraft With San Diego Roots Have Monitored the War
Two markedly different models of unmanned aircraft with San Diego County roots have been gathering intelligence and helping the United States assess the status of the war in Ukraine.