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Unmanned Air Vehicles

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 9887, tabled on 10 September 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what rules of engagement his Department has developed for strikes using unmanned aerial vehicle systems against terrorist targets in states against which the UK is not at war other than Syria; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

17 September 2015

The UK's Reaper Remotely Piloted Air Systems operate under the same Rules of Engagement (ROE) as manned aircraft. UK ROE comply with UK and International Law.