Contents tagged with Global Hawk

  • US Air Force strategic drone conducts reconnaissance near Crimea

    According to the data of the PlaneRadar air traffic monitoring service, a strategic drone RQ-4 Global Hawk of the US Air Force conducted a several hours long reconnaissance flight along the Black Sea coast of Crimea and Russia. At one point, the military drone approached the coast of Crimea at a distance of 25 km south of Sevastopol, where, according to sources, a division of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems is deployed.

    According to PlaneRadar, the drone took off from the Naval Air …

  • US strategic drone conducts surveillance over Ukrainian-Russian border and Donbas

    On Sunday morning, May 13, the U.S. Air Force RQ-4B-30 Global Hawk conducted a surveillance flight along the Ukrainian-Russian border, as well as along the contact line in the Donbas, as reported by PlaneRadar online service which tracks the movement of the aircraft.

    It took off from NATO’s Naval Air Station Sigonella in Italy. Around 7:15 am, the drone entered Ukrainian airspace, conducted surveillance of the Kharkiv region, and flew several times along the Ukrainian-Russian border. By 10:18 …

  • US strategic drones conduct reconnaissance flights near Crimea and Donbas

    American Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk drone has conducted reconnaissance near the coast of Crimea, reports CivMilAir twitter service which tracks the traffic of military aircraft.

    According to the report, the drone with the tail sign 10-2043 took off from the Naval Air Station Sigonella (Sicily, Italy) and spent several hours over the western and southern coasts of the Crimea flying at the altitude of 16,000 kilometers.

    Another aircraft tracking service, the PlaneRadar, reported that the …

  • US strategic drone conducts reconnaissance flight off Russian Black Sea coast

    An American RQ-4 Global Hawk reconnaissance drone flew close to the Russian border over the Black Sea. The drone’s flight route was published by the CivMilAir aircraft tracking application, Interfax reports.

    According to the application, the drone flew over the conflict area in the Donbas, looped over Crimea at a latitude of approximately 16 km, and then flew in the direction of Sochi.

    Another American RC-135W reconnaissance UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) flew close to Kaliningrad oblast in …

  • US drone conducts reconnaissance over the Donbas

    On Sunday, May 14, the US Air Force RQ-4A Global Hawk, a strategic unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV made a 10-hour reconnaissance flight along the line of demarcation in the Donbas, as evidenced by the data of Western websites monitoring the movement of military aircraft.

    According to their information, a heavy US drone with call sign UAVGH000, which departed from US Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily, cruised for a day along the line of demarcation from north to south, collecting …

  • Media: American Global Hawk unmanned aircraft will be deployed to Czech Republic

    American Army officials have been in the process of obtaining formal permission to use Czech airspace for the flights of Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft. This was reported by Radio Prague.

    According to Radio Prague, this information was confirmed by the Czech Ministry of Defense while the representative of the US Embassy refused to comment.

    Currently the unmanned aircraft of this type are stationed at the Sigonella naval air station in Sicily. The air station is used for the …