Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Alliance Ground Surveillance

  • Libya and Russia: NATO spy drones fly first missions

    Libya and Russia: NATO spy drones fly first missions

    Western military forces have stationed seven GLOBAL HAWK on Sicily. Unlike US Air Force drones, NATO switches off their transponders during missions A drone stationed in Sicily as part of NATO’s Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) programme has completed its first missions. Flights were made towards Libya and Russia, reports ItalMilRadar. The internet portal evaluates the […]

  • Germany abandons plans for own NATO drones

    Germany abandons plans for own NATO drones

    In Sicily, NATO has stationed five and the US Air Force two high-flying GLOBAL HAWK. An additional „national provision“ was to cost German taxpayers over half a billion euros The German government is refraining from plans to acquire its own spy drones for NATO. This is what the Ministry of Defence writes in its answer […]

  • Spy drone „Euro Hawk“: German government sells parts to NATO

    Spy drone „Euro Hawk“: German government sells parts to NATO

    The Bundeswehr hands over devices and instruments of the mothballed „Euro Hawk“ to NATO. It is still unclear what will happen to the aircraft itself and the ground stations. Canada withdrew its buying interest, now the US government could step in. The German Ministry of Defence has started selling parts of the „Euro Hawk“. Spare […]

  • Bundeswehr drone projects: further delays to Global Hawk, Euro Hawk and Triton

    Bundeswehr drone projects: further delays to Global Hawk, Euro Hawk and Triton

    The US company Northrop Grumman is constructing several derivatives of the Global Hawk drone, including the Euro Hawk, which was once prized by the Bundeswehr, and its successor model Triton. NATO is procuring five Global Hawk drones, which are to be stationed in Sicily. They are scheduled to have initial capability from the end of 2017. Five Global Hawk high-altitude drones are […]