ANG's 'Ghost Reaper' aims to transform hunter-killer RPA for JADC2 operations

By Sara Sirota / September 17, 2020 at 2:46 PM
The Air National Guard's MQ-9 enterprise has been quietly fighting under the radar to show the remotely piloted aircraft has utility in future operations by transforming its hunter-killer counterinsurgency capabilities to better enable joint all-domain command and control under a little-known initiative called the "Ghost Reaper," multiple sources tell Inside Defense . The Ghost Reaper would have advanced networking and intelligence technologies -- and even achieve open-mission standards -- that the ANG's MQ-9 team hopes will prove the shift to...

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