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Unmanned Air Vehicles

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 224127, tabled on 10 February 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which post or team in his Department is responsible for the application of remotely piloted aircraft systems.

Answered on

24 February 2015

There is no one person or team responsible for the application or deployment of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS). The decision to deploy RPAS is taken by Ministers following advice provided by senior personnel, both military and civilian, across the Department.

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