Shares of Northrop Grumman (NOC -2.2%) move lower with other defense stocks, but look for a lift...

|About: Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC)|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of Northrop Grumman (NOC -2.2%) move lower with other defense stocks, but look for a lift if the Air Force replaces U-2 spy planes with the $12B Global Hawk unmanned drone program. Despite cost overruns and reliability issues, the final push could be if ground commanders become more comfortable with the technology.