British Army’s Watchkeeper Unmanned Aerial System being prepared and launched from RAF Akrotiri. The Watchkeeper is operated by crews of 47 Regiment Royal Artillery (47RA). After completing basic crew training in the UK, the crews come out to Akrotiri to complete vital currencies and flying checkpoints which is facilitated by the good weather around Cyprus. After Ground Technicians have prepared the aircraft it is dragged onto the Runway before pilots throttle up and hit the skies completing numerous sorties all year around.
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