Tag Archives: Germany

Under the spotlight: European assistance to the ‘War on Terror’ drone strikes

President Donald Trump, who has stepped up the use of drones in Somalia and other areas, recently revoked a requirement for U.S. intelligence officials to give public reports listing the number of civilians killed in drone strikes and other attacks … Continue reading

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A proposal by General Atomics to fund a European Reaper Drone users’ group

In order to reach a deal on a common ‘medium-altitude, long-endurance’ (MALE) program, Frank Pace, president of General Atomics’ aircraft systems group said General Atomics envisions a European Reaper users’ group, partially funded by General Atomics, which could decide on … Continue reading

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Will Germany deploy armed drones in foreign conflicts?

Via Reddit.com, Der Spiegel reports that – unlike the United States – Germany has only used unarmed drones. However, it is said that the Bundeswehr, the federal government in Berlin, is now preparing to deploy armed drones in foreign conflicts. … Continue reading

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