UK Drones

Drone Laws

An article by two senior MoD scientists in an obscure US military journal suggests that while the UK military says it has no intention of developing a fully autonomous armed drone, background research work, which would  enable such a system, continues…. Read More ›

MoD drone FoI refusal upheld

The Information Commissioner has recently upheld the MoD’s refusal to release details of the circumstances of British drone strikes in response to my November 2009 Freedom of Information  request.  The ruling is here. In summary,  the MoD’s argument is that… Read More ›

Waiting for the Watchkeeper?

News of the progress (or rather lack of it) on the UK’s Watchkeeper drone programme has emerged over the last few days.   Due to enter service in February 2010, delayed to Spring 2011, the latest information according to Flight International,  is… Read More ›