Category: APPG Drones Update

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The strategic risks of armed drone use

Last week, General Stanley McChrystal, former Commander of JSOC and ISAF in Afghanistan, headlined a timely conference on the ‘Strategic Risks of Armed Drone Use’ hosted jointly by the APPG and RUSI. Other speakers...

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Transparency and government drones policy

The APPG has settled its appeal to the Information Rights Tribunal for information from the Cross-Government Working Group on ‘Remotely Piloted Air Systems’ (‘the Group’) and agreed ‘arrangements for increased transparency’ on the part...

Air Force, Army leaders discuss new UAS concept of operations

The new parliament and drones

This week’s Commons’ Briefing paper, an ‘Overview of Military Drones used by the UK Armed Forces’ provides an introduction on ‘the most contentious conventional weapons system currently in use’ – and several reasons why...