The strategic advantage of UAV technology

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Dr David Abrutat explores how utilising Unmanned Aerial Vehicles can give military forces the edge

“These British-designed unmanned aircraft will fly at the very edge of the earth’s atmosphere and allow us to observe our adversaries for weeks on end providing critical intelligence for our forces.”

These words, conveyed by the British Prime Minister David Cameron during his Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) speech in November 2015, highlighted the growing appetite in Government for a strategic persistent surveillance capability for the UK. This would augment the more tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) capabilities that have . . .

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