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  • MQ-1 Predator

    Posted on February 18th, 2009 Andrey Mikhalchuk No comments

    MQ-1 PredatorThe MQ-1 Predator is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) which the United States Air Force describes as a MALE (medium-altitude, long-endurance) UAV system. It can serve in a reconnaissance role and fire two AGM-114 Hellfire missiles. The aircraft, in use since 1995, has seen combat over Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bosnia, Serbia, Iraq, and Yemen. It is a remote-controlled aircraft.
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  • ‘US missile strikes’ hit Pakistan

    Posted on February 16th, 2009 Andrey Mikhalchuk No comments

    MQ-1 Reaper At least 18 people died today mysteriously in Pakistan today after two explosions. It is very much likely that this birdie is responsible for the attack in the region very well known as the most popular Pentagon shooting range. More details in BBC report.