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Unmanned aircraft could provide low-cost boost for Air Force’s future aircraft inventory, new study says
As the Air Force builds up toward a 386-squadron goal, it should take a second look at how much of its inventory should be unmanned, says a report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
By Valerie Insinna
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An MQ-1 Predator drone crashed in 2017 after its crew lost contact with the remotely piloted aircraft, a report released Monday said — but the reason why remains a mystery.
With the retirement of MQ-1 Predators this month, MQ-9 Reapers are executing deliberate strikes, providing armed overwatch or close-air support, and flexing to ISR taskings — all in a single mission.
By Kyle Rempfer