Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) is hoping its next generation of Protector remotely piloted air vehicles will be able to fly as freely above the UK as the current generation of Reapers can over the Middle East war zones. A ground-breaking July 10-11 transatlantic flight from Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota, to the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford of 24 hr. and 2 min. saw General Atomics’ SkyGuardian/Certified Predator B—the platform expected to evolve into the ...

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