MQ-4C Triton UAS Provides Fleet with “Expeditionary” Capability

April 20, 2021 – The Triton program team coordinated a C-17 airlift to move the unmanned air system’s expeditionary Forward Operating Base (FOB) at Pax River to an air base in Japan April 13 in an effort to increase Triton’s operational flexibility in the future. The fleet requested this expeditionary capability to provide the Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Fleet (MPRF)…

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Northrop Grumman Begins Building First Australian MQ-4C Triton

October 27, 2020 – Northrop Grumman has initiated the build process for Australia’s first MQ-4C Triton, a game-changing unmanned maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft. In a ceremony broadcast to a virtual audience, speakers from the Australian Government, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), U.S. Congress, U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman emphasized the significance of this event. “The MQ-4C Triton…

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Australia commits to next generation Triton Remotely Piloted Aircraft

June 18, 2020 – Australia’s maritime approaches will be further strengthened with the purchase of an additional Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton Remotely Piloted Aircraft System, bringing Australia’s Triton fleet to three. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said the Triton acquisition is an important part of protecting Australia’s borders and making the region more secure. “Once in…

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US Navy MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft Operating from Andersen AFB

May 9, 2020 – Three months after arrival, two MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) are quickly becoming an invaluable asset across the Indo-Pacific, integrating into a series of missions that showcase its increasing range and flight time. In addition to supporting current operations for the various task forces across the Indo-Pacific, the Triton recently participated in advanced training evolutions…

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