The U.S. Air Force is getting ready to integrate an airborne signals intelligence payload on the General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft. The ASIP-2C is a derivative of the U-2 and Global Hawk signals intelligence payload and related to the ASIP-1C designed for the MQ-1 Predator. The U.S. Air Force is now starting to plan for the integration of the Northrop Grumman-developed sensors on the MQ-9 for an end-to-end test. As part of the project, at least one Reaper would be ...


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