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Reaper drones to be deployed to Syria, UK confirms (VIDEO)

Reaper drones to be deployed to Syria, UK confirms (VIDEO)

October 22, 2014

LONDON, Oct 22 ― The UK government yesterday confirmed that a number of RAF reaper drones will be deployed to Syria to collect intelligence, signalling the UK’s willingness to take a more active role in the fight against ISIS. But Defence Secretary Michael Fallon denied a military intervention in Syria, adding that the soon-to-deployed drones have not been authorised to carry weapons. One of the most advanced UAVs in the world, the MQ-9 Reaper has a 66-foot wingspan and measures... Read more

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