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General Atomics reveals self-protection pod for the MQ-9 Reaper | The Aviationist

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The General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has announced the latest additions to the MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft, including a Self-Protection Pod (SPP). The Self-Protection Pod was successfully tested in October 2020 in Yuma Proving Grounds (YPG), as part of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. According to the press release, the Self-Protection Pod full-spectrum awareness and countermeasures and can also be used to demonstrate the employment also of Radio Frequency (RF) countermeasures.

Source: https://theaviationist.com/2021/01/31/general-atomics-reveals-self-protection-pod-for-the-mq-9-reaper/

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