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Military Intervention

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 106066, tabled on 6 October 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether Departmental policy, as outlined in Joint Doctrine Publication 0-30.2 unmanned aircraft systems of August 2017 applies to strikes outside of war zones.

Answered on

16 October 2017

The Joint Doctrine Publication on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) applies to all uses of UAS across Defence at the operational level. It guides operational commanders and planning staff in understanding the terminology, tasking and employment of the UK's UAS.