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German Auditor Criticizes Euro Hawk Drone Project Failings

German Auditor Criticizes Euro Hawk Drone Project Failings

A German government auditor has criticized the Defense Ministry’s level of financial oversight surrounding a failed drone program. The Euro Hawk project was described as having “many weaknesses.” According to auditors, the government spent 668 million euros ($822 million) in […]


German Defense Minister to Face Grilling Over Euro Hawk Debacle

German Defense Minister to Face Grilling Over Euro Hawk Debacle

The German parliament has taken on the task of conducting a rapid-fire investigation into the Euro Hawk drone debacle. With elections looming, the defense minister’s testimony could prove politically explosive. In a period of just days, German parliamentarians hope to […]


German Defense Ministry Was Aware Of Euro Hawk Doubts

German Defense Ministry Was Aware Of Euro Hawk Doubts

The Euro Hawk is still making waves in Germany, even after the defense ministry pulled the plug on the surveillance drone project last week. The problems were obvious long before the debacle. The German representatives involved in the Euro Hawk […]


Northrop Grumman, Cassidian Fly First Sensor-Equipped Euro Hawk

Northrop Grumman, Cassidian Fly First Sensor-Equipped Euro Hawk

Northrop Grumman and EADS Deutschland GmbH, operating through Cassidian, together achieved a major milestone with the first full system test flight of the EURO HAWK unmanned aircraft system (UAS) equipped with the signals intelligence (SIGINT) advanced sensors for detection of […]


German Armed Forces Receive First Euro Hawk UAV

German Armed Forces Receive First Euro Hawk UAV

Euro Hawk, the premier Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) for the German Armed Forces, was presented today to government officials and media during a rollout ceremony held in Manching, Germany. The UAS arrived on 21 July 2011 following […]


First Euro Hawk Unmanned Aircraft System Touches Down in Germany

First Euro Hawk Unmanned Aircraft System Touches Down in Germany

Euro Hawk, the first high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE), signals intelligence (SIGINT) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) based on the RQ-4 Global Hawk produced by Northrop Grumman for the German Bundeswehr, successfully touched down in Manching, Germany, today. The Euro Hawk took off […]


Euro Hawk undergoes testing at Edwards AFB

Euro Hawk undergoes testing at Edwards AFB

Engineers with the 772nd Test Squadron facilitated electromagnetic interference testing on a Euro Hawk unmanned aircraft at the Benefield Anechoic Facility here March 10 and 11. They teamed with representatives of Northrop Grumman Corporation and the German government to complete […]


Euro Hawk Unmanned Aircraft Completes Successful First Flight

Euro Hawk Unmanned Aircraft Completes Successful First Flight

PALMDALE, Calif: The Euro Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS), built by Northrop Grumman Corporation and EADS Defence & Security, successfully completed its first flight June 29. The high-flying aircraft took off at approximately 10:32 a.m. PDT from Northrop Grumman’s Palmdale, […]


First Euro Hawk Unmanned Reconnaissance Aircraft Unveiled

First Euro Hawk Unmanned Reconnaissance Aircraft Unveiled

PALMDALE, Ca: Northrop Grumman Corporation and EADS Defence & Security (DS) introduced the first Euro Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) in an unveiling ceremony today at Northrop Grumman’s Palmdale, Calif., facility. The Euro Hawk marks the first international configuration of […]


 
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