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Eye in the sky: Prepping the MQ-9 Reaper

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  • By Tech. Sgt. Michael Mason & Staff Sgt. Mozer O. Da Cunha
  • 386th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs
Maintainers with the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron tow a U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft into position for an engine test prior to Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance operations at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 23, 2019. Reaper’s are maintained, launched and recovered from deployed locations, but are remotely operated from bases in the United States during ISR operations around the world. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Mason, tail number obscured for operational security)