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USAF finalises 2013 Reaper order

23rd October 2013 - 10:49 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in London

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The USAF is to purchase 24 MQ-9 Block 5 Reaper aircraft under a fiscal year 2013 agreement with GA-ASI announced on 18 October.

The production contract has a ceiling of $377.4 million, which will include the aircraft, shipping containers, initial spares and support equipment, according to a USAF statement. 

This is made up of $305 million in procurement funds for 2013, plus standard equipment procurement funds of $3.8 million and spares procurement funds of $68.6 million for fiscal year 2012.

The MQ-9 Block 1-plus configuration, designated the MQ-9 Block 5, flew its first flight on 5 September 2012, and includes

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Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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