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Paris Air Show: GA-ASI remains committed to offer of Reapers to Ukraine

19th June 2023 - 22:00 GMT | by Harry Lye in Paris


General Atomics' offer of two Reapers for a dollar remains valid. (Photo: US DoD)

US drone maker General Atomics remains committed to its offer of supplying Ukraine with two MQ-9 Reaper drones for the nominal cost of $1.

Speaking to Shephard at Paris Air Show, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems said that its offer of two MQ-9 Reapers to Ukraine still stood.

Any supply of the US UAV to Kyiv hinges on DoD approval which has so far yet to be forthcoming.

Earlier this year, in a statement with a decidedly frustrated tone, GA-ASI CEO Linden Blue said: 'There are limits to what an American defence company can do to support a situation such as this.

'From our perspective, it is long past time to enable Ukrainian forces with the information dominance required to win this war.'

GA-ASI has

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Harry Lye


Harry Lye

Harry Lye was Senior Naval Reporter at Shephard Media.

Harry joined the company in 2021, …

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