U.K. Begins Operations With New Reapers

LONDON — The U.K. Royal Air Force (RAF) has begun operations with its second batch of General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles over Afghanistan. The five-strong batch doubles the size of the RAF’s fleet to 10, increasing the number of MQ-9 combat air patrols to which the RAF can...
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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