Triton Proposal Shocks Aussies.

AuthorMagnuson, Stew

The Navy's intention to pause production of its MQ-4C Triton for two years resulted in a collective groan down under.

Australia has big plans for the Northrop Grumman-built maritime drone. It was slated to buy seven of the aircraft. It is considered a game-changer for the nation's mission to monitor the vast oceans surrounding it, according to Defence Connect, the Australia-based news site.

The Triton--one of the stars of last year's Avalon--The Australian Air...

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