UK's first unmanned drones to fly from RAF Waddington

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012 08:24

The UK is to double the number of armed RAF drones in Afghanistan...

The UK is to double the number of armed RAF drones in Afghanistan to 10 with the new aircraft to be operated remotely - for the first time - from Britain.

The Ministry of Defence says pilots based at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire will fly the five hi-tech vehicles.

The announcement comes after several months of protests and opposition. 


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