Reaper


A pair of Customs and Border Protection Predator B drones, known more commonly by their Air Force designation MQ-9 Reapers, located at the southern border. The U.S. Coast Guard is considering acquiring its own drone fleet to help carry out such missions as search and rescue and drug interdiction. (Homeland Security Department photo/Gerald L. Nino)

Coast Guard Eyes Getting Its Own Drone Fleet

The U.S. Coast Guard is considering acquiring its own drone fleet to better perform missions ranging from search and rescue to drug interdiction, an official…






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U.S. Drone Strike Reportedly Kills ISIS No. 2

Chalk up another high-value militant killed by a U.S. drone strike. Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, the second-highest ranking member of the Islamic State in Iraq and…




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F-35 Nickname Controversy Brewing with Reaper

New military aircraft get their official nicknames and with time they receive an unofficial nickname from the ranks. Some unofficial nicknames like the A-10 Warthog…


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Air Force Reaper Crashes Over Lake Ontario

A U.S. Air National Guard MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft dropped out of the sky while conducting training operations at altitudes greater than 18,000 feet above…