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hawk

bird of prey in the subfamily Accipitridae. Includes genera of Accipiter (goshawk and European sparrowhawk). The unrelated American sparrowhawk (Falco sparverius) is a member of the falcon family.
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This is a historic event,'' said Randy Brown, Global Hawk Systems Group director with the Air Force's Aeronautical Systems Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio.
At WGNX he is rumored to have persuaded Coach Mike Fratello to do a press interview at halftime in order to close an Atlanta Hawks sponsorship.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE - An unmanned Global Hawk reconnaissance aircraft received a hero's welcome Monday when it returned to Edwards Air Force Base after four years of duty in the War on Terror.
The Hawk 4 (four-seat) gyroplane, now being certified by the FAA, is included in "rotorcraft" category along with helicopter.
Global Hawk can loiter over an assigned area for more than a day or can be retasked to gather information over hot spots at a moment's notice,'' said Jerry Madigan, vice president of Northrop Grumman's High Altitude Long Endurance programs.
Global Hawk pilots itself by computer at an altitude of at least 60,000 feet, well above storms, for more than 35 hours.
One of the first Night Hawk 6200 computers shipped to the University of Iowa for use in an advanced driving simulator.
The high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned reconnaissance system has performed exceptionally well in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, providing image intelligence for hundreds of time-sensitive targets,'' said George Guerra, director of Northrop Grumman's Air Force Global Hawk program.
IBM congratulates Harris Computer Systems for staying on the leading edge of technology and bringing to market one of the first multiprocessor PowerPC 604 microprocessor implementations on the newest Night Hawk models," said Ron Black, director of PowerPC microprocessor marketing for IBM.
The Global Hawk program has logged 225 combat missions, totaling more than 4,900 hours in support of the War on Terror.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE - Global Hawk unmanned reconnaissance plane flight tests have been completed, bringing the production version one step closer to operational deployment.