• Creator
  • Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 2001-05-13
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Northrop Grumman contractors tow the Global Hawk to its hangar after working on its sensors at RAAF Base Edinburgh, Adelaide, Australia, during the support of Exercise TANDEM THRUST 01. Able to cover more than 40,000 square miles, the jet powered Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) RQ-4A Global Hawk has a wing span of 116 feet, equal to a Boeing 737, able to fly up to 6... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Northrop Grumman contractors tow the Global Hawk to its hangar after working on its sensors at RAAF Base Edinburgh, Adelaide, Australia, during the support of Exercise TANDEM THRUST 01. Able to cover more than 40,000 square miles, the jet powered Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) RQ-4A Global Hawk has a wing span of 116 feet, equal to a Boeing 737, able to fly up to 65,000 feet and loiter for more than 24 hours. The Global Hawk deployed to Australia from April to June 2001, flying more than a dozen missions. This Global Hawk completed its biggest challenge to date the non-stop Trans-Pacific flight from Edwards to Edinburgh. TANDEM THRUST 2001 a combined US, Australian, and Canadian military exercise for crisis action planning and execution of contingency response operations. The biannual exercise is held in the vicinity of Shoalwater Bay training area in Queensland, Australia. Subject Operation/Series: TANDEM THRUST 01 Base: Adelaide State: Queensland Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jeremy Lock, USAF Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Format
  • Magnetic Disk
    Magnetic Disk: Hard Drive
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted