Monday, September 20, 2021

Topic: MQ-9

U.S. Air Force demonstrates automatic takeoff and landing capability of its combat drones

The U.S. Air Force has successfully performed the first fully automatic takeoff and landing of MQ-9 Reaper unmanned combat aircraft at the Holloman Air Force Base. According to...

U.S. Air Force’s MQ-9 Reapers gets bolstered capabilities

The U.S. Air Force announced on Thursday that the 174th Attack Wing has partnered with multiple Department of Defense contractors and academia to lead the effort in...

U.S. Marine’s MQ-9A completed 10,000 flight hours in support of Central Command operations

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command reported that its first MQ-9A Unmanned Aerial System achieved 10,000 total flight hours in the Central Command area of responsibility, a...

General Atomics releases new image of its next-generation combat drone

General Atomics' Aeronautical Systems division, or GS-ASI, has released a new rendering of its stealthy, next-generation unmanned aircraft system. The GA-ASI released a new rendering of the...

Spanish Air Force takes delivery of its final two MQ-9A Block 5 drones

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI), an affiliate of privately-held General Atomics, has announced that it delivered the final two MQ-9A Block 5 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) and...

Pentagon activates MQ-9 attack drone to aid civil authorities in California

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has activated MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft for imagery support in wildland fire fighting, according to a recent U.S. Air Force...

Reports: U.S. MQ-9 military drone shot down over Syria

On Aug. 18, an unmanned U.S. observation aircraft was shot down over Northern Syria, according to local media reports. A MQ-9 Reaper, a $15 million unmanned aerial combat...

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