General Atomics offers 2 Reaper drones to Ukraine for $1

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

SAN DIEGO — San Diego’s General Atomics Aeronautical Systems recently offered to provide two MQ-9 Reaper drones to Ukraine for $1 but first must get approval from the U.S. government. In a public statement released Wednesday, General Atomics Aeronautical Chief Executive Linden Blue confirmed that the company recently proposed transferring company-owned Reapers — plus the ground control station to operate them — to help Ukraine in its war with Russia. The company also would train the first group of remote pilots and maintenance personnel for the Reaper at no charge. Blue released the statement …

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