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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 more like this
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence remove filter
hansard heading Unmanned Air Vehicles more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Black Hornet drones the British Army (a) possesses and (b) has deployed in active service. more like this
tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
tabling member printed
Keith Vaz more like this
uin 276153 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
answer text <p>The Army first purchased 160 Black Hornet 1 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in 2011 as part of a £20 million contract with FLIR UAS (formerly Prox Dynamics). The systems were used on operations in Afghanistan, but that capability has since been phased out. In 2019 the Army purchased 90 of the upgraded Black Hornet 3 UAS at a contract value of £1.7 million. There is no intention to deploy the capability on operations at this time.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
grouped question UIN 276154 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-17T15:06:39.817Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:06:39.817Z
answering member
4032
label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
tabling member
338
label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
1138405
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 more like this
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence remove filter
hansard heading Unmanned Air Vehicles more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much her Department has spent on the acquisition of Black Hornet drones. more like this
tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
tabling member printed
Keith Vaz more like this
uin 276154 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
answer text <p>The Army first purchased 160 Black Hornet 1 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in 2011 as part of a £20 million contract with FLIR UAS (formerly Prox Dynamics). The systems were used on operations in Afghanistan, but that capability has since been phased out. In 2019 the Army purchased 90 of the upgraded Black Hornet 3 UAS at a contract value of £1.7 million. There is no intention to deploy the capability on operations at this time.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
grouped question UIN 276153 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-17T15:06:39.88Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:06:39.88Z
answering member
4032
label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
tabling member
338
label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this