RQ-4 Global Hawk reaches 100,000 flight hours
A RQ-4 Global Hawk taxies on the flightline as a U-2 Dragon Lady makes its final approach Sept. 17, 2013, at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. The RQ-4 and U-2 are the Air Force’s primary high-altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bobby Cummings/Released)
RQ-4 surpasses 100,000 flight hours



by Airman 1st Class Bobby Cummings
9th Reconnaissance Wing Public Affairs


9/18/2013 - BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The Northrop Grumman Corp. announced the aircraft achieved 100,000 flight hours Sept. 5. The RQ-4 and U-2 are the Air Force's primary high-altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft.

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