Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: Global Hawk

  • “Global Hawk”: New NATO drones fly over Italy, France and Germany

    “Global Hawk”: New NATO drones fly over Italy, France and Germany

    In the next six months NATO will launch its first unmanned surveillance programme. Yesterday, the second of five drones arrived in Sicily. For the first time, it is known where the aircraft are to fly. NATO’s five “Global Hawk” are…

  • 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…

  • German Armed Forces drones complete 87,000 flight hours

    German Armed Forces drones complete 87,000 flight hours

    The Bundeswehr currently has more than 630 drones. More are to follow, and next year the giant PEGASUS drone will be ordered.  The German military drones have already completed more than 87,000 flight hours. This was written by the Federal…

  • 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…