US Spy planes land on Crete

12 April 2018
584 Views

As tension over Syria builds up, two U.S. spy planes have landed at Heraklion airport in Crete.

The MC-12S EMARSS and MC-12W Liberty planes have been used in recent missions over Afghanistan and Iraq.

The Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS-S) has a suite of signal-snooping gear to track and listen in on enemy communications, as well as the ability to record full-motion video during the day or at night.

Each aircraft also has workstations connected to the Distributed Common Ground System-Army (DCGS-A) intelligence data network, which is supposed to help collect, compile and distribute information rapidly across units.

The MC-12W Liberty aircraft is an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft of the United States Air Force

You may be interested

Greece: Recruitments to the health sector and the Police as a priority
POLITICS
shares11 views
POLITICS
shares11 views

Greece: Recruitments to the health sector and the Police as a priority

makis - Jul 18, 2019

A large meeting under Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis took place Thursday evening in order to plan recruitments to the health…

Cyprus Energy Minister: Five exploratory drills over the next two years
FINANCE
shares21 views
FINANCE
shares21 views

Cyprus Energy Minister: Five exploratory drills over the next two years

Panos - Jul 18, 2019

Ankara’s goal is to cause instability in the Eastern Mediterranean and discourage energy giants, the Ministry says. Five exploratory and…

Meteor showers to watch out for in 2019, including the Perseids
GREECE
shares19 views
GREECE
shares19 views

Meteor showers to watch out for in 2019, including the Perseids

Panos - Jul 18, 2019

Get your telescopes and cameras ready as space fans are in for another celestial treat this July and August. The…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.