"The EURO HAWK® success story continues to unfold and will enable Germany to independently conduct round-the-clock surveillance and reconnaissance," said Neset Tukenmez, chief executive officer for the EuroHawk GmbH. "With this first sensor flight, the EURO HAWK® effectively demonstrated its system capability for safe operation within German air space."With a wingspan larger than most commercial airliners, endurance of more than 30 hours and a maximum altitude of approximately 60,000 feet, EURO HAWK® is an interoperable, modular and cost-effective replacement for the fleet of manned Breguet Atlantic aircraft, which was in service since 1972 and retired in 2010.
Northrop Grumman, Cassidian Fly First Sensor-Equipped EURO HAWK® Unmanned Aircraft
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