Watchkeeper drone programme late and 25% more expensive than claimed.

Aviation Week recently reported that the Watchkeeper drone will be put in service later this year in Afghanistan.

Watchkeeper is many months late, and under view by a government watchdog.

Aviation Week reported that the government is now estimates that the programme have cost just under £1 billion, up from the estimate of just under £800 million when the programme was initiated.

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