MQ-9 Reaper

Russian aircraft have become less aggressive toward US MQ-9 drones after the arrival of F-35 stealth fighters in the Middle East

Russian aircraft have become less aggressive toward US MQ-9 drones after the arrival of F-35 stealth fighters in the Middle East

Following the arrival of F-35 stealth multirole fighters to the Middle East Russian pilots appear to have become less aggressive… Read More

6 months ago

No runway? No problem! An MC-130J Commando II, an MQ-9 Reaper (for the first time), two A-10 Thunderbolt IIs and two MH-6 Little Birds land on Highways

The video video in this post features an MC-130J Commando II, an MQ-9 Reaper, two A-10 Thunderbolt IIs and two… Read More

10 months ago

US Reveals that a Russian SA-22 Pantsir surface-to-air missile damaged MQ-9 Drone over Syria

In November 2022 a Russian surface-to-air missile came close to striking an American MQ-9 Reaper drone over Syria, passing and… Read More

10 months ago

Pentagon releases USAF MQ-9 camera footage of Russian Su-27 Black Sea Intercept

The declassified footage shows a Russian Su-27 aircraft conducting an unsafe/unprofessional intercept of a USAF MQ-9 in international airspace over… Read More

12 months ago

Software upgrade now allows MQ-9 Reaper UAV to carry 8 AGM-114 Hellfire missiles

Previous to this software, the MQ-9 was limited to four AGM-114s across two stations. The 556th Test and Evaluation Squadron… Read More

3 years ago

Video shows C-130 aircrew dodging RPG over Afghanistan (they were awarded the Air Force Combat Action Medal for their actions during the mission)

The C-130J wasn’t the only American aircraft overhead that night: a MQ-9 Reaper drone in fact was providing armed overwatch… Read More

4 years ago

“The Islamic Republic of Iran deeply regrets this disastrous mistake.” Iran admits to unintentionally shooting down Ukrainian Boeing 737 airliner

Revolutionary Guards officials had been ordered to appear on state media and give the public a full explanation. On Jan.… Read More

4 years ago

All Iranian Characters Killed in Jan. 3 US Air Strike, the IRIAF F-14s scrambled to Intercept the MQ-9 UAV that conducted the Air Raid and All the Latest Updates about Major-General Qasem Soleimani’s Death

The death of Soleimani is going to change exactly nothing because Soleimani was easily 'replaced' by several 'high-class technocrats' of… Read More

4 years ago

Too Many in the Stack: A-10 pilot tells the story of a night, risky mission flown in bad weather, in congested airspace

One A-10 pilot who almost collided with a UAV when it arrived in his airspace unannounced commented, 'This thing hits… Read More

5 years ago

MQ-9 Reaper Drone gets first air-to-air kill

The MQ-9 has made its first air-to-air kill by shooting down another drone using a heat-seeking missile in a test… Read More

5 years ago

Last flight for USAF MQ-1 Predator

Aligned with Air Force tradition, firefighters stood by after the local flight and greeted the MQ-1 with a water salute… Read More

6 years ago

USAF INTEGRATES AGILEPOD ON SCORPION LIGHT ATTACK AIRCRAFT

The test focused only on demonstrating the speed of integrating the AgilePod on the Scorpion with short notice. Airworthiness, ground… Read More

6 years ago

RAF TYPHOON FIGHTERS BREAK THE RECORD FOR THE LONGEST EUROFIGHTER SORTIE FLOWN AGAINST DA’ESH

After scanning the areas around the targets to ensure no civilians were present the Typhoon pair struck the targets with… Read More

6 years ago

VIDEO SHOWS MQ-9 REAPER BEING SHOT DOWN IN YEMEN BY HOUTHI FORCES

“A military source said (Houthi) air defense shot down a U.S. MQ-9 surveillance drone in Jader area in the Sanaa… Read More

6 years ago

STUDY FINDS THAT VIDEO GAMERS ARE BETTER THAN GA PILOTS AS UAV OPERATORS

This research comes in the wake of military and civilian drones proliferation which has created a growing demand for qualified… Read More

7 years ago

MQ-9 REAPER DROPS ITS FIRST GBU-38 JDAM

For the past 10 years MQ-9 aircrew have been employing AGM-114 Hellfire missiles and GBU-12 laser-guided bombs, but the JDAM… Read More

7 years ago