The Pentagon says it has no record of and cannot confirm the loss of a Predator in southern
French news agency Agence France-Presse reported 7 February that a suspected
Pentagon officials say while in-theatre operations are not discussed, there have been no recent reports of UAV losses.
The MQ-1 Predator, built by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, is used for intelligence gathering by the US Air Force and Central Intelligence Agency. The larger, more capable MQ-9, known as the Reaper, is operated by USAF and the UK Ministry of Defence in
Source: Flight International