HL Deb 27 July 1998 vol 592 cc174-5WA
Lord Kennet

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What is the status in international law of unmanned combat air vehicles; what conventions apply to their deployment, use and transfer; and what they are to count as for purposes of air traffic control. [HL2647]

Lord Gilbert

No unmanned combat air vehicles are known to exist at present, and we are not aware either of any conventions which would apply specifically to them, or of any requirement at present to categorise them for the purposes of air traffic control.