Air International 2019-11
L.Mennes - Dutch Reapers /Military/
A mobile MQ-9 unit at Holloman carrying a US Air Force serial on the side.
A Honeywell TPE331-10 turboprop engine generates 950 horsepower and provides an endurance of up to 24 hours.
A fully loaded MQ-9 takes off from Kandahar, Afghanistan. Unlike American aircraft, Dutch Reapers will fly unarmed.
MQ-9 Reaper, serial number 07-027, assigned to the 29th Attack Squadron on the ramp at Holloman with the squadron's name 'Ghost Warriors' on the tail.
A front view of the MQ-9 Reaper showing the Raytheon Multi-Spectral Targeting System under the forward fuselage housed in a maintenance hangar at Holloman.
One of the first two Dutch qualified crews busy flying a Reaper training mission at Holloman Air Force Base.
Squadron commander Lt Col Boudewijn Roddenhof concentrates flying an MQ-9 Reaper at Holloman Air Force Base during IQT.
One of the first two Dutch sensor operators, proudly wearing the 306 Squadron badge, focuses on his computers during an IQT mission.