Contents tagged with US drone

  • Ukraine to use information from US strategic drones for its military operation in Donbas

    Specialists from the Ukrainian military trained in the use of information from MQ-9 Reaper drones, one of the latest US reconnaissance-strike unmanned aerial vehicles, according to presentation slides published by the press service of the Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

    The images describe the operation of the Gorgon Stare video capture system used by the MQ-9 Reaper drone. This technology allows the collection of data on the operational status of the enemy. The …

  • US strategic drone conducts reconnaissance flight over Donbas

    On Sunday March 18, a US strategic RQ-4B Global Hawk drone spent several hours flying along the demarcation line in the Donbas and approached the Russian border several times, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

    After taking off at the Naval Air Station Sigonella in Italy, the American drone spent 11 hours flying along the demarcation line between Ukraine and the self-declared Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR), remaining in Ukraine-controlled airspace.

    On at least seven occasions …

  • US strategic drone carries out reconnaissance over Donbas

    On March 4, a US strategic RQ-4B unmanned aircraft made an almost ten-hour reconnaissance flight along the demarcation line in the Donbas, Interfax reported with reference to western aviation resources.

    The drone spent hours flying along the demarcation line between the Ukrainian military and the uncontrolled territories, at an altitude of 16,000 meters. Afterwards the drone returned to the airbase in Italy.

    On several occasions during the reconnaissance flight it flew within 40 km of Russia. …

  • US strategic drone conducts reconnaissance flight over Donbas and Crimea

    As Interfax reported, a RQ-4 Global Hawk strategic drone from the US Air Force conducted a reconnaissance flight along the line of demarcation in the Donbas and also off the coast of the Crimea and the Krasnodar region of Russia on Sunday, February 11th.

    The drone was flying for more than 4 hours in the Ukrainian airspace along the line of demarcation in the Donbas. Afterwards the drone headed for the Black Sea and made more than four passes starting from the westernmost point of the Crimea …