RAF Forming Drone Swarm Unit In April

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LONDON—Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) is gearing up to establish a squadron that will fly the air arm’s first swarming drone unit. Defense officials have confirmed that 216 Sqdn. will be reformed on April 1 to bring the drone swarm capability into service and continue its development. “The Royal...

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