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France has signed a contract for the purchase of 16 "Reaper"

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France has signed a contract for the purchase of 16 "Reaper"France has signed a contract with the Pentagon to purchase 16 drone MQ-9 Reaper ("Reaper" - approx. "VP") manufactured by the US company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, according to flightglobal.com. The US Department of Defense confirmed the signing of the contract and reported that French operators had begun learning how to operate these devices.


Deliveries will be conducted through the Pentagon’s military sales line and include drones, control stations, equipment for technical support and training. The first two "Reaper" French Air Force will be sent to support operations in Africa.

Today, the Pentagon has sent Congress a notice of a contract worth 1,5 billion.
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  1. Vladimirets
    Vladimirets 28 August 2013 13: 17
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    Reaper, reaper, reaper of death. The names are strikingly different from ours: cornflower, cloves, pinocchio. Everything is kinder with us. smile
    1. Civil
      Civil 28 August 2013 13: 23
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      Naby such a reaper, even downed
    2. Lord of the Sith
      Lord of the Sith 28 August 2013 13: 28
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      But NATO members give our products their names "Devastator", "Satan" and so on.
      1. Vladimirets
        Vladimirets 28 August 2013 14: 00
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        Quote: Sith Lord
        But NATO members give our products their names "Devastator", "Satan" and so on.

        It’s their style, we don’t call the F-15 Eagle a corpse-eater or a nightmare.
    3. vjhbc
      vjhbc 29 August 2013 02: 24
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      somewhere here there was an article explaining the mentality of the West and our functionality and simplicity in relation to the military is the opposite.
      Quote: Vladimirets
      Reaper, reaper, reaper of death. The names are strikingly different from ours: cornflower, cloves, pinocchio. Everything is kinder with us. smile
  2. Lech from ZATULINKI
    Lech from ZATULINKI 28 August 2013 13: 29
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    RIPER - the stick Christmas trees the French seem to want to repeat the path of Napoleon to MOSCOW.
    1. GELEZNII_KAPUT
      GELEZNII_KAPUT 28 August 2013 13: 44
      +1
      Quote: Lech s ZATULINKI
      RIPER - the stick Christmas trees the French seem to want to repeat the path of Napoleon to MOSCOW.

      and back! bully
    2. il grand casino
      il grand casino 28 August 2013 14: 02
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      Quote: Lech from ZATULINKI
      RIPER - the stick Christmas trees the French seem to want to repeat the path of Napoleon to MOSCOW.


      I think the realities have changed ... this time, it’s unlikely that they will reach Berlin)))
  3. Stiletto
    Stiletto 28 August 2013 13: 32
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    Quote: Civil
    We would have such a reaper, even a downed



    Syrians will soon share.