Reply to post: Re: 'Main' base?

... Aaaand that's a fifth Brit Army Watchkeeper drone to crash in Wales

SkippyBing Silver badge

Re: 'Main' base?

West Wales is the manufacturers centre of operations, and currently where most of the flying takes place as the Army don't feel it's ready for service use and Thales are trying to get to a position where they do. So it's more like development flying rather than training.

The Army's main base for it is Boscombe Down as it's conveniently near Salisbury Plain, although they did a lot of training in Ascension Island on the grounds if something went wrong you'd be really unlucky to hit anything.

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