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Unmanned Air Vehicles

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 199375, tabled on 5 December 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, by what date his Department expects to complete the transition from Reaper to Protector aircraft.

Answered on

10 December 2018

Under current plans, Protector will be fully operational by the middle of the next decade. Ongoing planning assumes a seamless transition with Reaper.

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