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Unmanned wagon keeps rolling

13th January 2017 - 14:30 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


The past week has seen a flurry of announcements regarding the military UAV programmes, to both US and international customers, and serves as an indicator that the industry is likely to have as busy a 2017 as predicted.

As reported earlier by Shephard, the military UAV market around the world is kept busy with foreign procurement and national industrial programmes, with the US, Israel, China and European countries the main actors.

As if to highlight this point the French Directorate General for Armaments (DGA) announced on 10 January the order of a fourth MQ-9 Reaper system for the country’s armed

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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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