The Air Force plans to establish three new active duty MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft squadrons in 2011, along with six new Air National Guard RPA units, and one Air Force Reserve squadron, said Col. James Gear, head of the service's RPA task force, during a presentation in Washington, D.C., Feb. 2, 2011. Here, airmen load a Hellfire air-to-ground missile onto a Reaper during training at Creech AFB, Nev., the Air Force's main stateside RPA hub.
Air Force photo by SrA. Larry E. Reid Jr.
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