MoD confirms joint UK/France study into future drone

An MoD spokeswomen has said that the UK and France are half-way through a joint three-month feasibility study into the possibility of jointly producing/purchasing a new drone.    The study came to light after the a senior Dassault executive called a press conference to argue against the possibility of a joint purchase of Reaper drones.   According to the report in Defence News potential candidate drones include developments of EADS Talarion, BAE Systems’ Mantis,  General Atomics Reaper and  Dassault /Thales Système de Drone MALE (SDM).



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