NATO presented the latest reconnaissance drones

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the new strategic NATO drones can spend in the air up to 30 hours without refueling. This was stated by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

According to the representative of NATO, the new drones that are based on the model of the Global Hawk will be able to capture what is happening in Russia. Stoltenberg stressed that the analogues of such aircraft neither Russia, nor China, according to “”.

the Main technical feature of the upgraded Global Hawk is a special sensors that can capture what is happening within 200 kilometers.

“unlike the satellite images, images from radar and sensors do not depend on the weather and darkness”, says Brigadier General USA Phil Stewart.

At the moment NATO has purchased 10 drones Global Hawk. They are in the system of air reconnaissance and observation AGS. It also replenish unmanned surveillance drones class strategic RQ-4 Global Hawk Block 40. Due to the complex, the monitoring will go in real-time and round-the-clock.

Earlier it was reported that the rebels in Syria used the drones to attack the base Hamim. The drone attack eliminated the Russian air defence that UAVs were spotted near the base. Aircraft haven’t managed to do any damage and was destroyed.

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