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Saturday, July 04, 2015

NATO gets its first Global Hawk

NATO recently unveiled its first Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) aircraft. The program is to acquire five Global Hawk remotely piloted aircraft and the associated command and control base stations.

The UAVs will provide needed intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data for NATO.

Canada was once a player in the program but it has pulled out of AGS (although it will, like all NATO nations be privy to the ISR data collected).

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