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Australia To Buy MQ-9 Reaper MALE Drones

Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, and Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Steven Ciobo MP, today announced the selection of the...

MQ-9 UAVs Participate in Red Flag 17-2

Remotely piloted MQ-9 Reaper aircrews from the 89th Attack Squadron at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, alongside the 432nd Operations Support Squadron and...

USAF Prepares for All MQ-9 Force as MQ-1 Predator Retires

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE: For the past 21 years the Air Force has flown the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator in combat, and for the...

Predator B Big Wing Flies Over 37 Hours Non-Stop

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) today announced the longest endurance flight of the Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper Big Wing aircraft, a next-generation derivative of...
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Predator B UAV Extended Range Conducts First Flight with Long Wings Upgrade

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) today announced the successful first flight of Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper Extended Range (ER) Long Wing, retrofitted with improved...

Reaper UAV Extends Range In Afghanistan

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan: The U.S. Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance enterprise is vital to the national security of the United States and its...
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Reapers, Predators On the Prowl In Afghanistan

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan: Airmen assigned to the 62nd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron provide world-class close air support and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance in the Afghanistan...

Reaper deploys live weapons on maritime training target

An MQ-9 Reaper successfully hit a sea-going target with an AGM-114 Hellfire missile during a joint service training exercise over the Gulf of Mexico...

The Effectiveness of Remotely Piloted Aircraft in a Permissive Hunter-Killer Scenario

This report analyzes the operational effectiveness of three RPA design concepts, plus the MQ-9 Reaper as a baseline, on a "hunter-killer" mission: to find...

Exelis to Produce Carriage and Release Systems for MQ-9 Reaper

Exelis has been awarded a $20.6 million contract by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. of Poway, Calif., to produce the BRU-71/A ejector rack for...