Monday, November 26, 2012

Arizona Drone Bases

According to the Department of Defense Report to Congress on Future Unmanned Aircraft Systems Training, Operations, and Sustainability (April 2012), Arizona has six (6) locations that have been designated as potential basing locations for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) [i.e. drones] (p. 8 ff.).

The table below gives information on the types of drones that are proposed for basing at each location.

BASE Predator/Reaper type Shadow/Raven type Other
Fort Huachuca MQ1C, MQ1B, MQ5 RQ-7B, RQ-21A
Cochise College MQ5
Yuma Proving Ground MQ8
Florence RQ-11B
Whetstone RQ-7B
MCAS Yuma RQ-7B, RQ-21A

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