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U.S. Air Force Testers Double MQ-9 Hellfire Capacity

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Credit: USAF
For the first time, the U.S. Air Force has conducted a flight test of the MQ-9A Reaper carrying eight live AGM-114 Hellfire missiles, which doubles the capacity that the unmanned aircraft was originally designed to hold. The 556th Test and Evaluation Sqdn. conducted the Sept. 10 test to promote the...

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