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USAF Reaper deployment to Greece is part of deepening US–Greek co-operation

05 June 2018

The US Air Force (USAF) has deployed MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to Larissa, Greece, the US Embassy tweeted on 31 May. The Reapers, which are unarmed, are from the Air National Guard’s 110th Attack Wing. US Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) told Jane’s , “the MQ-9s are deploying to Greece on a temporary basis as they transition to a different location,” but declined to say where they had been based previously or where the new location will be.

USAFE would not give details about the Reapers’ specific missions but said more generally that they “support US foreign policy security objectives and those of our regional partners, including opportunities for joint training.

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