MQ-9 Reaper Weapon Systems // Aircraft // RPVs/Drones/Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles

Country of Origin: USA

The MQ-9 Reaper is the military version of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator B unmanned aerial vehicle (see "Variants," below), derived from the MQ-1 Predator system. It is larger and more heavily armed than the original Predator. The Reaper has a stiffer structure and different laminar-flow wing section than the MQ-1. The tail moment arm is relatively shorter and the larger V-tails are upright, rather than inverted. The air vehicle is primarily constructed from carbon-fiber...


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