BEIJING — The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has begun an apparently overdue push for armed UAVs, with the chief of the service saying he is an "absolute fan" of such systems as the General Atomics MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper. The declaration of an ambition comes two weeks after the RAAF secured government approval for full replacement of its fighter force. Australia will "definitely" get armed pilotless aircraft in the future, Air Marshal Geoff Brown tells the ...
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