Can fly at 260km/h at a maximum altitude of 9,150m
Built by Boeing Integrated Defence Systems
Pratt & Whitney PW207 turboshaft engine
The low rotor speed contributes to the exceptionally low acoustic signature of the Hummingbird unmanned helicopter.
Global positioning and GPS-based waypoint navigation.
>High-Altitude, Long-Endurance, Unmanned Reconnaissance Aircraft
>Northrop Grumman Corporation, Ryan Aeronautical Centre is the prime contractor of global hawk.
>The 14,000nm range and 42-hour endurance
>It flies high at a loiter altitude of 65,000ft minimising exposure to surface-to-air missiles.
> It houses the 48in Ku-band wideband satellite communications antenna.