Photo Essay: Deployed Global Hawk Aircraft Maintenance Unit Published April 24, 2014 By Tech. Sgt. Russ Scalf 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Southwest Asia -- 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.