US Air Force To Retire Predator UAV March 9 Written 7 March 2018

Bloomberg Government reports that the US Air Force will retire the General Atomics Predator UAV, the aircraft “that redefined the US military’s combat tactics,” from its inventory on March 9. General Atomics built 320 Predators “at a cost of about $2.8 billion,” and the US Army “spent more than $5 billion on 34 variants of the aircraft” that will continue to operate. The company also produces the MQ-9 Reaper and the Air Force “plans to buy 366 of these drones for about $13 billion.”
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