Saturday, February 20, 2010

Germany to Deploy Heron 1 UAVs to Afghanistan


By THOMAS NEWDICK

With the first German Air Force UAV crews trained in Israel, Germany is preparing to send the first of its Israeli-supplied Heron 1 to Afghanistan by March, Luftwaffe officials said.The German Air Force's first eight UAV operators completed training in January as aerial vehicle and payload operators. Luftwaffe personnel and German civilian maintainers have received training on the Heron 1 platform in Israel since late 2009.....................DefenseNews

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