Top News on General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper

  • ​Wide-area sensors shrinking as industry looks beyond military


    The sensor industry appears to be going through something of a wide-area motion imagery, or WAMI, revolution with an across-the-board reduction in the size, weight and power of new systems, making city-wide airborne surveillance easier and cheaper.


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  • ​Wide-area sensors shrinking as industry looks beyond military


    The sensor industry appears to be going through something of a wide-area motion imagery, or WAMI, revolution with an...


  • ​Cull the ‘creep’: Report on why US weapon programmes blow budgets


    In an attempt to discover why large weapons programmes like the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter too frequently miss their...


  • RAAF begins Reaper training in USA


    The Royal Australian Air Force has deployed a number of personnel to the USA to begin training on the US Air Force’s...


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  • ​Wide-area sensors shrinking as industry looks beyond military

    News | 07 Jul 2015 17:18 | James Drew

    The sensor industry appears to be going through something of a wide-area motion imagery, or WAMI, revolution with an across-the-board reduction in the size, weight and power of new systems, making city-wide airborne surveillance easier and cheaper.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Wide-area-sensors-shrinking-as-industry-looks-beyond-military-414388/
  • ​Cull the ‘creep’: Report on why US weapon programmes blow budgets

    News | 11 Jun 2015 22:27 | James Drew

    In an attempt to discover why large weapons programmes like the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter too frequently miss their development cost and schedule targets, the US Government Accountability Office has found lower-level requirements creep due to a lack of systems engineering expertise is generally to blame.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cull-the-creep-Report-on-why-US-weapon-programmes-blow-budgets-413427/
  • RAAF begins Reaper training in USA

    News | 23 Feb 2015 16:01 | Beth Stevenson

    The Royal Australian Air Force has deployed a number of personnel to the USA to begin training on the US Air Force’s General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air vehicle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAAF-begins-Reaper-training-in-USA-409339/
  • RAAF pushes for tighter integration of assets

    News | 23 Feb 2015 07:01 | Greg Waldron

    The Royal Australian Air Force has ambitious plans that emphasise the seamless integration of airborne assets, as it continues to induct new platforms.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAAF-pushes-for-tighter-integration-of-assets-409308/
  • British Army praises performance of Watchkeeper during debut deployment

    News | 17 Nov 2014 18:23 | Beth Stevenson

    ​A leading figure in the British Army’s unmanned air vehicles operations has praised the first deployment of the force’s new Elbit Systems/Thales WK450 Watchkeeper system, during which it was involved in three-way UAV operations to offer cueing and intelligence to the US Marine Corps in Afghanistan.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/British-Army-praises-performance-of-Watchkeeper-during-debut-deployment-406159/
  • Italy describes desires for upgraded Reaper fleet

    News | 17 Nov 2014 18:23 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Italian air force has confirmed that it is in the process of acquiring the Rafael Reccelite reconnaissance pod and has its sights sets on the Selex ES Seaspray 7500E radar to upgrade its fleet of General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air vehicles.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Italy-describes-desires-for-upgraded-Reaper-fleet-406165/