Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Global Hawk

  • Ukraine war: NATO spy drones work overtime

    Ukraine war: NATO spy drones work overtime

    The Western military alliance is stationing five Global Hawks in Sicily. Germany is the main contributor, provides a quarter of the personnel and opens a flight corridor. The drones were even seen in a triple mission with US Global Hawks. For three years, NATO has been stationing long-range Global Hawk drones at the Italian airbase […]

  • Border drones (Part 1): Unmanned surveillance of the EU’s external borders by Frontex

    Border drones (Part 1): Unmanned surveillance of the EU’s external borders by Frontex

    Since 2009, the EU Border Agency Frontex has been hosting training events on drones and inviting manufacturers to regular demonstrations. There, border police from Schengen member states were presented market-available unmanned systems for the surveillance of land and maritime borders. The basis for this is the first Frontex Regulation, adopted in 2004, which contains the […]

  • Germany’s long road to drone power

    Germany’s long road to drone power

    The German Bundeswehr has been flying reconnaissance drones for 60 years, and now they are to be armed. In a study, the author describes all German military drones and the role of the Airbus Group. According to the UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Executions, Agnès Callamard, more than a hundred states have drones in military […]

  • 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 […]