Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Sigonella

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • „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 to fly in Italian, French and German airspace. The HALE class drones will use a […]