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SpearUAV grows its Ninox family

7th October 2020 - 16:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

Will mini-UAV deliver immediate ISTAR capabilities to the individual soldier?

SpearUAV has added a handheld version of its Ninox 40 ruggedised ISTAR UAV, which in turn is part of a broader family of systems

Ninox 40 Handheld offers an instant launch capability and provides immediate intelligence capabilities to all kinds of tactical unit, the Israeli company announced on 7 October.

Specifically designed for single-user operation and weighing under 250g (within regulatory limitations), the handheld UAV is lightweight enough to be carried in soldier clothing.

The new encapsulated UAV can be launched on the move and from under cover. It has a flight capacity of up to 40 minutes with ISTAR capabilities and day/night camera for enhanced situational awareness, as well as an automatic tracking functionality.

Gadi Kuperman, SpearUAV founder and CEO, said: ‘This is the first drone in the world to be manually launched from a capsule…. We continue to develop the system to meet the specific needs of our customers, and new versions are already undergoing field testing.’

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