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Photo Essay: Deployed Global Hawk Aircraft Maintenance Unit

  • Published
  • By Tech. Sgt. Russ Scalf
  • 380th Air Expeditionary Wing
Airmen from the 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepare an RQ-4 Global Hawk for a flight April 15, 2014, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.

The Global Hawk is a high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aerial reconnaissance aircraft deigned to provide day and night, high-resolution, all-weather imagery of large geographic areas.

The aircraft can stay aloft for more than 28+ hours and has a wingspan of 130.9 ft.