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Friday, May 15, 2015

Third French Reaper UAV deploys to Niger

MQ-9 ReaperThe French Air Force received its third Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), on 7 May, which was then deployed directly to Niamey in Niger with France’s Barkhane Force.

The French Air Force said the third Reaper supplements the existing French drone squadron, composed of two Harfang UAVs and two Reaper UAVs, operated by the 1/33 “Belfort” drone squadron stationed in Cognac.

Since their arrival in theatre, the Reapers have logged more than 4,000 flying hours.

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