Dec. 26, 2019
Military conducts first test of Advanced Battle Management System
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. —
The Air Force, Navy and Army used new methods and technology Dec. 16-18 for collecting, analyzing and sharing information in real time to identify and defeat a simulated cruise missile threat.
June 28, 2017
BREAKING: New Block 5 MQ-9 debuts in combat
CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. —
On 23 June, 2017, the latest version of the MQ-9 Reaper, the Block 5 variant, was successfully flown in combat in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
The aircrew flew a sortie of over 16 hours with a full payload of weapons including GBU-38 Joint Direct Attack Munitions and AGM-114 Hellfire missiles. During the mission, the crew employed one GBU-38 and two Hellfires while providing hours of armed reconnaissance for supported ground forces.