Revealed by the Ministry of Defence. Taranis craft - named after the Celtic god of thunder. Unmanned, stealthy, fast and able to carry a number of weapons, It can strike anywhere in the world, and you wouldn't know it was there until it was too late. Price-tag $215 Million U.S. dollars.
Taranis has been three and a half years in the making and is the product of more than a million man-hours.
The first of its kind in the UK, it reflects the best of the nation‚ Minister for International Security Strategy Gerald Howarth said. Test flights for the Taranis plane are due to start in 2011. Taranis could be controlled by trained troops operating at a safe distance from the threat.