The British government is to spend £160 million ($256 million) on the Thales Watchkeeper UAV over the next three years, but is unable to say when the much-delayed system will finally enter service. The British army is buying 54 Watchkeeper WK450 air vehicles, a modified variant of the Elbit Hermes 450 UAV along with 15 ground control stations as part of its Tactical UAV requirement. As part of the procurement, the U.K. Ministry of Defense (MoD) is spending £73 million, £59 million and ...
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