Age of the Dragon

MQ-9 drone program: Far too late, the government cancels aircraft we don't need

Bradley Perrett
By Bradley Perrett
Updated April 15 2022 - 8:01am, first published 1:38am
A computer-generated artist's impression of an MQ-9 drone had the aircraft been purchased by the RAAF. Picture: General Atomics

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Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett is a regular ACM columnist with a focus on Australia's relationship with China, covering defence, strategy, trade, economics and domestic policy. He was based in Beijing as a journalist from 2004 to 2020. His articles are supported by the Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas.

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