A "Group 5" unmanned air system holds a special place in the US military's jargon. As the largest and most capable UAS in the inventory, the Group 5 fleet forms an exclusive club. For now, only three aircraft types in development or production are included: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems' MQ-9 Reaper, plus Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk and MQ-4C Triton.
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