The long-awaited NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) RQ-4D "Phoenix" drone finally took to the skies over the Sicilian Island in a 9-hour long mission for its first flight. The flight brings to fruition over 20 years and a joint effort between more than 20 countries to bring this uniquely adapted US Air Force drone to NATO standards and needs.
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The NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) program’s first RQ-4D high-altitude remotely-piloted (HARP) aircraft landed in Sigonella, Italy on the 21st November. This marks an official operational milestone for the AGS… Continue reading "First NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) Program Flight a Success"