Israel Wanted a Global Hawk Drone, So It Is Building Its Very Own
The National Interest -

Michael Peck

Technology, Middle East


The smaller Eitan, built by Israel Aerospace Industries, weighs in at five tons and has a wingspan of eighty-six feet, almost as wide as a 1960s Boeing 737-200 airliner. On the other hand, the seven-ton Global Hawk, built by Northrop Grumman, really is a militarized 737. 

Israel is building a giant drone comparable to America's RQ-4 Global Hawk, according to Israeli media.

The drone will be an upgrade of Israel's Eitan long-range reconnaissance...

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