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Unmanned Air Vehicles

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 43696, tabled on 20 July 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how he plans to ensure that the Royal Navy maintains its maritime unmanned air system capability from late 2017.

Answered on

5 September 2016

The Royal Navy recognises the potential benefits from the use of unmanned vehicles in both air and sea environments and continues to explore how such systems can further augment its capabilities, although no decisions on future systems have yet been taken.