Elbit Systems of Israel has been contracted to provide maritime Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) patrol services to be provided by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) to countries in the European Union.
The contract that will be executed in cooperation with CEiiA, an engineering company in Portugal, is for a two-year base period and two single year option periods. If fully ordered, the total contract value is €59 million.
Elbit Systems will lease and operate its Hermes 900 Maritime Patrol and its Ground Control Station. A long-range unmanned maritime surveillance system tailored for littoral and blue water operations, the Hermes 900 Maritime Patrol will feature maritime radar, an Electro Optic payload, Satellite Communication and an Automatic Identification System (AIS) receiver.
Thus configured, the Hermes 900 Maritime Patrol will enable persistent monitoring of vast swathes of sea and long coastlines and effective identification of suspicious activities and potential hazards.
Elbit Systems commences global marketing of the Hermes 900 StarLiner, its new Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), according to a press release dated July 12. The UAS features adverse weather capabilities and is fully compliant with NATOs Standardization Agreement (STANAG) 4671, qualifying it to be safely integrated into civilian airspace and fly in the same environment with manned aircraft
ElbitSystems has won $200 million contract from the Swiss Federal Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS) to supply Hermes 900 HFE (Heavy Fuel Engine) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). The contract also includes supply of an advanced ground segment for command, control and communications, the company announced today
Singapore Air Force (RSAF)'s Hermes 450 (H-450) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) has achieved Full Operational Capability (FOC) status, Singaporean Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen announced Monday. Ng said, "The Hermes 450 is one of the most capable UAVs in its class and indeed, the world
The Brazilian Air Force has awarded Elbit Systems a contract to supply Hermes 900 Unmanned Aircraft System which will be delivered by May 2014. The UAS will be equipped with a new and advanced intelligence gathering system
Elbit Systems inaugurated its fourth Engineering and manufacturing facility near Bucharest, Romania. Senior officials and Industrial representatives were present to witness the event
Elbit Systems has won a $167 million contract from an Asia-Pacific country to supply a comprehensive aerial ISTAR solution. The contract will be performed over a 20-month period, Elbit Systems announced on Wednesday
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