Watchkeeper UAS to fly over UK skies this week




Britain’s new unmanned air system (UAS) designed to be the "spy in the sky" is due to fly over the Ministry of Defence's Salisbury Plain Training Area in Wiltshire as part of operational trails that are now thought to be coming to an end. The Watchkeeper, manufactured by Thales, is a reconnaissance and surveillance UAS with a wingspan of 35 feet and flies at an altitude of up to 16,000 feet. The aircraft is capable of loitering over targets for extended periods and has day and nigh...
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