GA-ASI MQ-9A Reaper
The Pentagon Press Secretary, Brig Gen Pat Ryder, recently confirmed that the USAF has been carrying out “unarmed UAV flights over Gaza” since October 7 in support of “hostage recovery efforts”
On October 13, Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, greeted the first of several USAF-operated MQ-9A Reaper unmanned combat air vehicles (UCAVs) that are scheduled to deploy to the base, which is also referred to as the ‘Keystone of the Pacific’
While the Royal Air Force's (RAF's) airlift fleet has undoubtedly been the public focus of the UK's efforts to evacuate nationals from Sudan, another British military asset has been operating over the war-torn African nation, assisting evacuation efforts in a much more subtle way.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) announced on July 17 that it had been awarded a contract for eight MQ-9A Extended Range (ER) Unmanned Aircraft Systems as part of the ARES Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (ID/IQ) contract on May 27.
The US Marine Corps has released the annual update to its Force Design 2030 modernisation strategy, which included a number of adjustments to its aviation strategy based on research conducted over the last two-and-a-half years
Having received its first three MQ-9A Block 5 RPAS and two mobile ground control stations from GA-ASI, the Royal Netherlands Air Force is now set to launch operations with the Reaper before the end of April
An air strike using a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9A Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle was carried out by the US military on August 28, targeting ISIS-K militants in Afghanistan
The French Air and Space Force announced on August 24 that it has for the first time launched a GBU-12 laser-guided munition from an MQ-9A Reaper Block 5 during an operational mission