MQ-1L Predator A in the Military Unmanned Aerial Vehicles exhibition

     

MQ-1L Predator A in the Military Unmanned Aerial Vehicles exhibition

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. MQ-1L Predator A: The Predator is capable of both reconnaissance and attack missions. It has been used in the Balkans, Afghanistan, Iraq and other global locations. The U.S. Air Force Predator displayed flew 196 combat missions in the skies of Afghanistan and was one of the first three UAVs to fly operational missions there after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The Predator is currently on display at the National Air and Space Museum.

Image Number: WEB10976-2008
Credit: Image by Eric Long, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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