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USA: Unmanned Air Vehicles

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 16740, tabled on 17 November 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether he plans for UK personnel to train at or otherwise attend the new General Atomics unmanned aircraft business park being built in North Dakota.

Answered on

23 November 2015

A number of options are being developed to meet the training demand for UK Reaper aircrew in the coming years. It is anticipated that initial training for some UK student aircrew will be conducted under contract by General Atomics at their North Dakota facility.