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RAF Reaper Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) Approaches Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan

A Royal Air Force Reaper UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) from 39 Squadron, makes its approach to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan following a mission. The aircraft, armed with Paveway bombs and Hellfire missiles, is remotely controlled from Kandahar for takeoff and landing and by British troops in Nevada, USA during the actual sortie.

 

See www.raf.mod.uk/equipment/reaper.cfm for more info.

 

 

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Photographer: Sgt Corinne Buxton RAF

Image 45152091.jpg from www.defenceimages.mod.uk

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Taken on November 2, 2010