Continuous U.S MQ 1 predator drone bombings against Pakistan

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by : Gage
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I know that Pakistan has a terrorist group which is an umbrella organization of various militant groups based in the northwestern Federally Administered Tribal Areas along the Afghan border in Pakistan. This group is called Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan alternatively referred to as the TalibanMost Taliban groups in Pakistan coalesce under the TTP. In December 2007 about 13 groups united under the leadership of Baitullah Mehsud to form the Tehrik-i-Taliban. Among the Tehrik-i-Taliban stated objectives are resistance against the Pakistani state, Pakistani army, enforcement of their interpretation of sharia and a plan to unite against NATO-led forces in Afghanistan. This force is what our brave U.S troops are fighting against.         

The General Atomics MQ-1 Predator is an American remotely piloted aircraft built by General Atomics that was used primarily by the United States Air Force and Central Intelligence Agency. Wikipedia

Length27′
Unit costU.S. $4.03 million (2010)
ManufacturerGeneral Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Engine type: Rotax 914
Program costUS $2.38 billion (2011)
Did you knowThe MQ-1 carries up to two AGM-114 Hellfire missiles
The AGM-114 Hellfire is an air-to-surface missile first developed for anti-armor use, but later models were developed for precision strikes against other target types, and have been used in a number of targeted killings of high-profile individuals. Wikipedia
Unit costUS $117,000 (FY2017)
Operational range546 yd – 5 miles (500 m – 8 km)
Guidance systemSemi-active laser homing; millimeter wave radar seeker
Weight100–108 lb (45.4–49 kg)
SpeedMach 1.3 (995 mph; 450 m/s; 1591 km/h)
Produced1974–present
Length64 in (1.63 metres)

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