One of the U.K.’s flagship unmanned aircraft programs, the Watchkeeper tactical long-endurance system, will miss its targeted in-service date. The first of the 54 Watchkeepers the U.K. is buying under a £895 million ($1.4 billion) /contract were to be ready for fielding this month. However, an official familiar with the program confirms that is no longer the case. It is not the first delay for Watchkeeper. At one point the government was hoping the system could be fielded alreadyin ...


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