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Gray Eagle deploys to Korea

14th March 2017 - 08:58 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong

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The US is increasing its unmanned systems capability on the Korean Peninsula providing more surveillance and strike assets.

It is sending a UAV company to South Korea to try and stabilise the region and manage a bellicose North Korea.

The US Army will deploy the MQ-1C Gray Eagle MALE UAV, a product from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI). While the deployment's timeline has not been revealed yet, the company is not expected to be fully operational until early 2018.

In a statement released on 12 March, US Forces Korea (USFK) revealed that the Gray Eagle company would be permanently

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Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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