MQ-9 Reaper: Unfettered for Export

MQ-9 Reaper pre-flight, Afghanistan

Afghan Pre-Flight (click to view full)

November 8/23: Gaza The Pentagon has confirmed flying unarmed MQ-9 Reaper drones over Gaza to help recover Hamas-held hostages. The confirmation came as open-source flight trackers spotted unmarked aircraft hovering over the Palestinian territory. “These UAV flights began after the Oct 7 attack by Hamas on Israel,” BBC quoted the Pentagon as saying.











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0 Reaper, ready… (click to view full) The MQ-9 Reaper UAV, once called “Predator B,” is somewhat similar to the famous Predator. Until you look at the tail. Or its size. Or its weapons. It’s called “Reaper” for a reason: while it packs the same surveillance gear, it’s much more of a hunter-killer design. Some […]

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