March 13, 2007

2007: The first MQ-9 Reaper, a newer, larger and stronger version of the MQ-1 Predator Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, arrived at Creech AFB, Nev. The 42nd Attack Squadron commander, Lt Col Jon Greene, flew the MQ-9 more than 250 miles in two hours to land there. (An MQ- Reaper remotely piloted aircraft performs aerial maneuvers over Creech Air Force Base, Nev., June 25, 2015.)