DOD IG Faults USAF Reaper Purchase

The U.S. Defense Department’s Inspector General says the U.S. Air Force did not properly justify its planned $76.8 billion purchase of 401 General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft, and risks spending $8.8 billion on 46 Reapers it may not need. Air Combat Command (ACC) officials failed to secure...

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