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Friday, August 07, 2015

Spain Allocates €171 Million for Four Megadrones

MQ-9 ReaperThe Spanish Ministry of Defence has outlined plans to spend 171 million euro ($187 million) on four 'mega-drones' in its budget plans for next year according to Spanish national daily El País.

The outline specifies that the Spanish armed forces will purchase four highly capable unmanned aerial vehicles, with the potential to carry missiles.

The Ministry of Defence has shortlisted both the MQ-9 Reaper drones, from the U.S. company General Atomics, and the Israeli-made Heron TP.

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