25/05/2018 | Madrid
The remotely-piloted aircraft system Reaper, designed by General Atomics, is set to be one of the highlights at the upcoming European RPAS summit UNVEX Security & Defense 2018, which will take place between May 29-31 in the northwestern Spanish city of León.
Specifically, a French Air Force Reaper will fly over the fair on the second day and transmit live footage that will be shown to attendees on screens located at the Spanish Air Force’s Virgen del Camino base.
The flight represents a significant milestone, as it will be the first time an RPAS with these features takes part in a joint exercise between two European countries.
The operation’s details were broken down during Unvex S&D’s press presentation in Madrid.
Participants at the preview included UNVEX Director Ángel Macho and Col. Carlos Calvo of Spain’s Ministry of Defense, as well as the Spanish Air Force’s Lt. Col. Fernando Gómez Porrúa...
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