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PICTURE: Reaper spotted at secret CIA UAV base

Zach Rosenberg, Flightglobal’s UAV and space editor, has found something very interesting in the latest release of satellite imagery posted on Google Maps last month. On the ramp of the Yucca airstrip in Nevada — a site officially owned by the Energy Department and unofficially suspected of being a secret, CIA UAV base — is […]

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Al-Qaeda cat infiltrates Creech, chaos ensues

Al-Qaeda has trained cats to infiltrate Creech AFB, sneak into the power substations and posthumously inherit 72 virginal kittens by shorting out the communications link to the US Air Force’s Predators and Reapers flying over Afghanistan.That is my satirical interpretation, anyway, of the following remarks yesterday at the Quad-A convention by Col Grant Webb, a […]

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General Atomics may a have customer relations problem

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) has grown very quickly into a powerful force within the US defense industry. Their stable of products based on the Predator/Reaper/Sky Warrior family have dominated almost every competition they’ve entered.Almost, but not all. The US Navy passed over the Lockheed Martin/GA-ASI team offering the Mariner version of the Predator […]

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