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An RQ-4 Global Hawk arrived at Robins AFB, Ga., on May 24, 2017, marking the first time the type arrived at an Air Force Air Logistics Complex. Screenshot photo.​

​The first RQ-4 landed at Robins AFB, Ga., marking the first time the Global Hawk has flown to Air Force Air Logistics Complex, according to a May 24 base release. Robins crews will provide an organic paint to the remotely piloted aircraft, which helps prevent corrosion and deterioration. “While a programmed depot maintenance requirement for Global Hawk has not been established, the Air Force recognizes that having organic maintenance capability improves panning flexibility and is a force multiplier,” states the release. “This first-ever Global Hawk depaint/paint operation at Robins will both prove this capability and offer a valuable training opportunity to this highly skilled workforce.”