Around 14:00 CET an USAF Northrop Grumman RQ-4B (reg. 09-2039 – callsign FORTE11) has departed from NAS Sigonella.
In these minutes, 19:30 CET, thed rone is beginning a new surveillance mission in Ukraine. In this first part of the mission the Global Hawk is operating north of Crimea.
As in the past, the mission will last all night and longer.