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Unmanned aircraft. Watchkeeper drones take service in Afghanistan
London, United Kingdom - The news was revealed by the minister of Defence of the United Kingdom
On September 29 the minister of Defence of the United Kingdom said a new UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, commonly known as drone) has been deployed in Afghanistan. It’s the Watchkeeper, developed by Thales UK and Elbit System. The new resource will provide force protection for British troops as they prepare to draw down from Afghanistan by the end of this year. The army began training on the aircraft i...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency