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General Atomics Focuses MQ-1C Gray Eagle Production on Extended-Range Variant

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 12, 2017 — A General Atomics business unit has updated its production line for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system to focus on the extended-range variant in support of the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday.

The company said Tuesday General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has completed work on the last contracted MQ-1C drone and will move to the MQ-1C ER, with four of the variant already undergoing developmental tests ahead of follow-on operational test and evaluation in the spring.

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