Contents tagged with Global Hawk drones

  • Media: US deploys Global Hawk drones to Japan from base on Guam

    The United States has begun to move five Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from Andersen Air Force Base on the island of Guam. The arrival of the first such drone to the Yokota Air Base in Tokyo was filmed by the Japanese NHK television channel.

    More than 100 American technicians will also travel there to maintain and service the drones.  The UAVs will be deployed in Japan temporarily, until October of this year. The decision that it would be a temporary deployment was based on the …