UK Drones

MoD releases 'drone porn'

The British Ministry of Defence (MoD) has released two videos showing attacks by British Reaper drones.    The two videos, released via youtube, shows a drone missile “neutralising” a ‘Taliban bomb factory’  and another killing someone allegedly planting an improvised explosive device.   While the… Read More ›

News on BAE’s drones

BAE’s Mantis drone has returned to the UK following a series of tests at an Australian military test range according to a report in Flight International.    “BAE says a production version of Mantis would be able to fly at altitudes up to 50,000ft and deliver… Read More ›

My letter on armed drones

The Guardian has published my letter in response to the Philip Alston report calling for similar scrutiny of the British use of armed drones. Philip Alston’s report to the UN human rights council (Report, 4 June) on CIA drone strikes in… Read More ›