Air Force to buy 24 UAVs from Poway firm

The Air Force will purchase 24 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) manufactured by Poway-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. for a reported $377.4 million.

The contract for the MQ-9 Block 5 Reapers was announced Friday, according to website The amount includes the aircraft, shipping containers, spare parts and support equipment.

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Posted by Steve Dreyer on Oct 21 2013. Filed under Business, Business Briefs. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

1 Comment for “Air Force to buy 24 UAVs from Poway firm”

  1. Fresh

    That picture is an MQ-1C, not an MQ-9.

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