The Triton unmanned aircraft system completes its first flight at the Northrup Grumman manufacturing facility in California in 2014. Photo: AFP

US Triton drones deployed to Guam for surveillance over China, North Korea

  • The unmanned aircraft, which have a range of up to 13,000km, mean Washington can monitor a vast section of the Pacific including shipping lanes
  • Their presence in the Asia-Pacific region is unsurprising given current relations with Beijing and Pyongyang, an expert says
Topic |   United States
The Triton unmanned aircraft system completes its first flight at the Northrup Grumman manufacturing facility in California in 2014. Photo: AFP
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