Germany looking to sell costly, rarely used drone to Canada

According to the government’s latest response to Left Party lawmakers, which hasn’t been published yet, the drone has already been “demilitarized.” This entailed the removal of American-made radio equipment, the GPS receiver and aerials, as well as all encryption and the flight control system. Rather than laboriously delete individual software components, technicians chose to perform a “hardware uninstallation” — removing all hard drives containing sensitive U.S.-made software.

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