First flights for Global Hawk over the UK

Tags: UAV

The United States Air Force remotely-piloted aircraft has flown in UK airspace for the first time. The aircraft flew from an air base in the Mediterranean and across several European countries, including the UK, as part of a NATO trial known as Unified Vision 2014. The flights aim to assist the development of the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) system, which is expected to become operational with 5 Global Hawks. Being able to route remotely-piloted aircraft, such as Global Hawk, thro...
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