How UK Armed Forces are extending civil ISR capabilities

The Royal Air Force is coming home. With high-end, expensive platforms and skills available on UK shores, defence ministers are finding ways to turn these assets towards overcoming the challenges in our back yard… "As we bring our troops back from Afghanistan and from Germany, we would like to see the military playing a bigger role in this kind of homeland resilience task in the future." – Defence Secretary Philip Hammond, speaking on the emergency UK flood response (Feb 2014)...
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