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UK MoD Command Paper omits C-UAS strategy

31st March 2021 - 17:48 GMT | by Noemi Distefano in London


C-UAS has arguably become an essential part of defence strategy planning. (Photo: US Army)

Integrated review fails to mention the UK strategy to counter unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

Even though the growing use of UAVs has pushed many countries to review their C-UAS strategies,  the UK MoD Command Paper, which outlines the government strategy for a 'Global Britain in a competitive age', does not explicitly mention investment or procurement programmes for such countermeasures. 

Some industry insiders argue that this omission is a sign of the UK failing to set the right spending priorities; others believe that the absence of mentioning C-UAS does not mean that the UK is not pursuing efforts in this sphere.

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Noemi Distefano


Noemi Distefano

Noemi Distefano is Shephard Media's multimedia journalist. 

She joined the company in 2019, following a …

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