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The French Air Force's Block 5 MQ-9 Reapers have reached full operational capability after completing their first operational airstrike.
Until now, all MQ-9 takeoffs and landings required a specialized launch and recovery crew located wherever the Reaper intended to land.
The Block 5 system includes increased electrical power capability, improved landing gear and new multi-mode radars and electro-optical sensors.
A US Air National Guard MQ-9 Reaper is testing three different pods during the Pacific Command’s premier exercise, Northern Edge 2021.
Australia has requested to buy up to 12 MQ-9B Sky Guardian MALE RPAS under a potential $1.65 billion deal.
MQ-9s are getting improved anti-jamming capability, an upgraded electro-optical/infra-red sensor and the ability to carry new types of weapons.
The United Arab Emirates has reportedly signed an agreement for the purchase of F-35 fifth-generation fighters and MQ-9B armed UAVs.
Unmanned systems developer General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) and Italian defense technology company Leonardo are working on the integration of the Leonardo...
The Royal Netherlands Air Force has received Satcom earth terminal subsystems (SETSS), which will be essential for the operation of MQ-9 Reaper...