General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) has flown an improved version of the MQ-1C Gray Eagle as it positions to take over production and support of the engine for the U.S. Army’s current version of the Predator-family unmanned aircraft. The company-funded Improved Gray Eagle (IGE) flown July 26 at GA-ASI’s El Mirage flight operations facility in California has almost twice the endurance of the Block 1 MQ-1C now in service with the Army, plus more than 50% greater payload capacity. ...
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