UK Considers Arming Watchkeeper

The UK could integrate a light-weight weapon with its Thales UK/Elbit Systems Watchkeeper 450 tactical unmanned air vehicles, operations of which should begin from late next year. "We are conducting analysis to investigate the contribution that an armed Watchkeeper UAV system could make in current and future operations," confirms minister for international defence and security Baroness Taylor. Taylor’s comment represents the first time that the MoD has acknowledged the possibility of arm...
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