ROYAL AIR FORCE, UK

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The UK Royal Air Force, UK will soon take de­liv­ery of its first MQ-9B SkyGuardian which will form the ba­sis of the UK’s fu­ture Pro­tec­tor RPAS. The MQ-9B SkyGuardian medi­u­malti­tude, long-en­durance re­motely-pi­loted air sys­tem is a ver­sion of Gen­eral Atomics’ Preda­tor B. In May last year, MQ-9B SkyGuardian set a 48-hour con­tin­u­ous flight en­durance record for the com­pany’s Preda­tor air­craft series. The plat­form will re­place the ser­vice’s cur­rent armed Reapers.

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