Claiming the first case of a drone shooting down another drone, a U.S. reaper drone successfully shot down another with a missile. Anti-drone Technology Top Drone News Stories 

A Reaper Drone Shot Down Another Drone in First Unmanned Air-to-Air Kill

U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole SOURCE: A U.S. Reaper drone shot down another with a missile, the Air Force revealed yesterday. The incident, which took place last year and involved an unmanned target drone, was the first case of a drone shooting down another another aircraft. The event ism a watershed moment in the history of aerial warfare, as unmanned aircraft begin to muscle in on air-to-air combat—previously the exclusive domain of manned aircraft. Colonel Julian Cheater, commander of the 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing, revealed the incident in an interview…

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Reaper Drone gaining popularity – US Air Force orders 8 more

The Air Force appears to be in love with the Reaper Drone Wikipedia has the following information on the Reaper Drone: “The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper (formerly named Predator B) is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of remote controlled or autonomous flight operations, developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) primarily for the United States Air Force. UAVs are also commonly referred to as drones by the media. The MQ-9 and other UAVs are referred to as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) by the U.S. Air Force to indicate their human ground…

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