“Whiteman AFB 20th ATKS MQ-9 Jet Black Super Wide Canvas Print” by Squadron Posters
Whiteman AFB 20th ATKS MQ-9 Jet Black Super Wide Canvas Print
Whiteman AFB 20th ATKS MQ-9 Jet Black Super Wide Canvas Print with Floating Black Gallery Frame.
The 20th Attack Squadron (20 ATKS) is a tenant unit at Whiteman AFB MO. The 20 ATKS is part of the 432 Wing at Creech AFB NV. It operates the MQ-9s.
The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper (formerly named Predator B) is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of remote controlled or autonomous flight operations, developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) primarily for the United States Air Force (USAF). The MQ-9 and other UAVs are referred to as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) by the USAF to indicate their human ground controllers. The MQ-9 is the first hunter-killer UAV designed for long-endurance, high-altitude surveillance. In 2006, the then–Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force General T. Michael Moseley said: “We’ve moved from using UAVs primarily in intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance roles before Operation Iraqi Freedom, to a true hunter-killer role with the Reaper.