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Paris Air Show: Patroller integration continues

19th June 2017 - 14:50 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Paris

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The French Army is continuing efforts to integrate the Patroller UAV into its force structure following the recent announcement that it will receive two systems from France-based company Safran.

A French defence official, speaking on condition of anonymity for security reasons to Shephard, said that the platform could be operational by the 2019-2020 timeframe. 

The training of personnel at present is being performed by Safran, although at a future date this will be taken over by the French Army’s 61st Artillery Regiment once it has sufficient capacity.

At Paris Air Show this week, Safran is displaying a Patroller at

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