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Paris Air Show: Patroller integration continues

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


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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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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