AFMC considers releasing second RFI for MQ-9 replacement

By Sara Sirota / September 25, 2020 at 1:10 PM
Air Force Materiel Command is considering sending industry a second request for information to support market research into the multiple roles an MQ-9 Reaper replacement, or MQ-Next, can perform as a node within the joint all-domain command and control infrastructure. The second RFI would "broaden the multirole [unmanned aerial system] mission focus from [intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance] strike to other mission areas within the JADC2 construct," AFMC spokesman Brian Brackens told Inside Defense in an email today. "A final decision...

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