A mockup of the Northrop Grumman Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Unmanned Aircraft System is displayed in San Diego

 
A mockup of the Northrop Grumman Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Unmanned Aircraft System is displayed in San Diego
A mockup of the Northrop Grumman Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Unmanned Aircraft System (BAMS UAS) is displayed as part of the Station North Island (NASNI), Naval Aviation Centennial in San Diego, California in this February 11, 2011 file photo. Weapons manufacturer Northrop Grumman Corp posted an 80 percent increase in fourth-quarter profit, the company reported February 1, 2012, but said earnings and sales would drop in 2012 given the challenging U.S. defense spending environment. Picture taken February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File (UNITED STATES - Tags: MILITARY POLITICS)