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General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper UAV, Adam Korle on ArtStation at

Under the Teal Rain program, Darpa developed the first medium-size endurance UAV. Designed by Israeli engineer Abe Karem, the Leading Systems Amber first flew in November 1986 and in June 1988 set an endurance record of 38 hr. The Amber did not transition to the military, and Leading Systems was acquired by General Atomics, which ultimately evolved the vehicle into the RQ-1 Predator UAV. Photo: AW&ST