Tag Archives: MQ9A

U.S. Marines MQ-9A Reaper Drones Deployed to the Philippines…

U.S. Marine Corps Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron (VMU) 3, Marine Aircraft Group 24, launches an MQ-9A on Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, June 21, 2023. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christian Tofteroo). Chinese Coast Guard vessels have been ramming into Philippine vessels, damaging them, and firing high-power …

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The MQ-9A Reaper Drone Gets a Guardian Angel

The skies over warzones are becoming increasingly congested with electronic threats. To combat these dangers and ensure the continued effectiveness of its MQ-9A Reaper drone, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) recently announced a strategic partnership with Shift5. This collaboration injects the Reaper with a potent dose of cybersecurity and …

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GA-ASI and USMC complete first MQ-9A WTI training class

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) teamed up to conduct flight training for Marines that was completed on Oct. 29, 2023. The seven-week course on the operation of MQ-9A Block 5 Unmanned Aircraft System was given to Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One …

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USMC completes 20,000 flight hours with MUX MALE MQ-9A

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) congratulates the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) on achieving a significant milestone of surpassing 20,000 flight hours with their Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Unmanned Expeditionary (MUX) Medium-Altitude, High-Endurance (MALE) MQ-9A Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). To date, GA-ASI has delivered eight MQ-9A UAS to the …

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GA-ASI delivers first new-build MQ-9A to USMC

Following delivery of the first two MQ-9A Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) that were procured upon the successful completion of a Company-Owned Company-Operated (COCO) Deployment Contract, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) are celebrating the delivery of the first new-build MQ-9A Extended Range (ER) UAS …

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USMC Use GA-ASI MQ-9A for Training Exercise

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) is working with the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) on a series of Service-Level Training Exercises (SLTE) using a company-owned MQ-9A Unmanned Aircraft System to support the Marine Air-Ground Task Force Training Command (MAGTFTC). The SLTE 2-23 is being conducted near Twentynine Palms, Calif. with …

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GA-ASI to Supply 8 MQ-9A Extended Range UAS for USMC

By General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. | July 18, 2022 SAN DIEGO – 17 July 2022 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) was awarded a contract for eight MQ-9A Extended Range (ER) Unmanned Aircraft Systems as part of the ARES Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (ID/IQ) contract on May 27, 2022. GA-ASI anticipates …

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