MQ-9 to be armed with SDB

General Atomics has been awarded a $17 million contract to integrate the GBU-39 Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) onto the MQ-9 Reaper.

MQ-9 Reaper - 090609-F-0000M-777
By U.S. Air Force photo by Paul Ridgeway [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

This will be accomplished by using a universal armament interface on a dual carriage system. Deadline for the project is Nov. 27, 2021.

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