U.S. Air Force Aims For Faster MQ-9 Reaper Upgrades

Following the lead taken by U.S. Special Operations Command, the U.S. Air Force is moving to enable faster upgrades to its General Atomic MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft so it can field new capabilities sooner. The “hybrid acquisition” strategy will see upgrades being fielded every 18 months, and is...

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