MQ-9 Tests Communications Capability in the Arctic

Credit: Tech Sgt. Ricky Best / 174th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
LONDON—General Atomics has completed a flight of one of its MQ-9 medium-altitude, long-endurance uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS) over Canada’s High North. The demonstration flight, which took place on Sept. 7-8, saw what the company calls the MQ-9A fly to 78 deg. N. Lat., proving the ability of the...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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