Hermes 45 Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (STUAS) will be unveiled at the upcoming Paris Airshow 2019, manufacturer Elbit Systems announced Tuesday.
The STUAS offers a combination of extended range and duration with point launch and recovery, to-and-from land and maritime platforms thus enhancing Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) capabilities.
According to the company, Hermes 45 features flight range of 200km or an extended Beyond Line of Sight range (via Satellite Communication) and an internal payload bay that supports multi-payload operation, including EO/IR, Marine-Radar, Terrain Dominance, Electronic Warfare (EW) and communications. It is operated by a two-person crew, launched from a short onboard platform rail, and is recovered by an automated spot landing system.
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Iceland has become the first European Union (EU) country to use Elbit Systems Hermes 900 UAS maritime patrol services, particularly adapted to withstand the strong winds and icy conditions common to the North Atlantic Ocean. Elbit Systems won the contract to provide the services to the country from the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) and Portugal's CEiiA, the company said in a statement Tuesday
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Boeings KC‐46A Pegasus aerial refuelling aircraft will make its international air show debut at the Paris Airshow 2019 scheduled to take place between 16-23 June, 2019. The US Department of Defense will display several Boeing platforms other than the new KC-46 Pegasus, including the AH-64 Apache attack helicopter, the CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter, the F-15 fighter, the P-8 maritime patrol aircraft, the company said in a
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