UK, Belgium Sign Contract To Develop Advanced Version Of MQ-9 Reaper Drones

Designed as a further development of the MQ-9 “Reaper” or commonly known as Predator-B UCAV, the MQ-9B RPAS system is developed by General Atomics as a new advanced version which is expected to meet NATO- airworthiness standards as a “Type-Certifiable” system- certified to fly in civilian airspace.