In Japan came four American drone Global Hawk spy
All of them transferred from air force base Andersen on GUAM from the threat of typhoons and will be in Japan until October.
TOKYO, may 24. /Offset. TASS Vasily Golovnin/. Four American unmanned aerial vehicle Global Hawk arrived at the base in the U.S. air force Yokota, which is located within the boundaries of the Japanese capital. One of them was shown to the journalists, reports news Agency Kyodo.
Soon, according to him, the Yokota arrive and the fifth Global Hawk. All of them transferred from air force base Andersen on GUAM from the threat of typhoons and will be in Japan until October. It is believed that these drones with a wingspan of 40 meters, capable of exploring with a height of more than 15 thousand meters, will be used to monitor the DPRK.
For their service to Japan and deployed over 100 American experts.
In 2014 and 2015, the US has placed these drones on a temporary basis at the us base at Misawa in Aomori Prefecture in the North of the main island of the country of Honshu. BBC Japan is also planning to buy in the United States after 2020, three Global Hawk, which will also be deployed on the basis of Misawa.