Global Hawk cleared to fly over Czech Republic

Global Hawk cleared to fly over Czech Republic 4 December, 2016

The Czech government has given the green light to Washington for the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk to overfly its airspace starting from 2017.

According to Czech based Daily Pravo The largest U.S. drones, Global Hawks, will be allowed to fly over Czech territory as of 2017,

The government gave consent to the crossings and overflights of armed forces of NATO members, including overflights of unmanned aerial vehicles provided that their surveillance and arms systems are switched off.

"It is expected that for example a Global Hawk fulfilling tasks for NATO will fly high above Czech territory," Defence Ministry spokesman Jan Pejsek said.

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