RAF Reaper Performs First Hellfire Strike in Iraq

The UK Royal Air Force has conducted the first air strike using one of its General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air vehicles against Islamic State insurgents in Iraq, following the type’s deployment in support of the anti-extremist mission last month. Confirming the development on 10 November, the Ministry of Defence said the remotely piloted air system (RPAS) deployed a Lockheed […]

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