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MQ9 Reaper Enhances Capabilities with new ‘Block I Plus’ Configuration

MQ-9 Block 1-plus on its first flight on May 24, 2012
A new version of the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper has been flying since May 2012. With the completion of development, testing, and expected Milestone C decision this fall, follow-on aircraft to the MQ-9 Block 1-plus configuration will be designated “MQ-9 Block 5.”

HardwareWall to Secure Predator and Reaper Ground Control Systems

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) has received the first delivery of the Boeing tactical cross-domain technology, also known as eXMeritus HardwareWall, designed to improve...

A Second Avenger is Airborne

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) marked the first flight of a larger, heavier Avenger jet powered 'Predator C' unmanned aerial vehicle. The aircraft features a longer fuselage than the first Avenger aircraft – increased by four feet to accommodate larger payloads and fuel.

General Atomics Joins CAE to Offer Predator B UAS to Canada

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) specialist General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA‑ASI) announced yesterday a teaming agreement with one of Canada’s leading defense companies CAE, to offer the Predator B UAS to Canada. GA-ASI and CAE will jointly compete for this program, with GA-ASI serving as the prime contractor supporting a U.S. Foreign Military Sale (FMS) procurement.

Predator XP Expands into New Markets

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) is offering a new export version of the Predator unmanned aerial system. The export of the standard RQ-1...

General Atomics Proposes Carrier-Based Avenger to the U.S. Navy

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. is proposing a new carrier-based derivative of the Predator C (Avenger) known as 'Sea Avenger', designed to address the...

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