General Atomics to Lease Predator XP to Kazakhstan

General AtomicsGeneral Atomics and Kazakhstan Engineering have inked a memorandum of understanding on the in-country testing and evaluation of the General Atomics Predator XP unmanned aerial vehicle, IHS Jane’s 360 reported Wednesday.

Under the MOU with Kazakhstan’s state-owned defense firm, General Atomics will lease the UAV to enable the evaluation to be performed within Kazakhstan, reports Charles Forrester, citing a spokesperson for the U.S. company.

IHS Jane’s previously spoke with Frank Pace, General Atomics Aircraft Systems Group president, about the company’s plans to bring the Predator XP to Kazakhstan, the Gulf States or Chile.

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