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Aeronautics inks agreement for producing Orbiter 4 UAVs in Thailand

22nd March 2023 - 18:30 GMT | by Harry Lye in London


The Orbiter 4 UAV will be built in Thailand under the agreement. (Photo: Aeronautics)

Aeronautics has expanded its Asia-Pacific operations, signing a collaboration agreement with RV Connex to produce the Orbiter 4 UAV in Thailand.

The resulting new production line will enable the two companies to meet the demands of regional customers.

Aeronautics tactical and MALE UAS division VP and head Gilad Landsberg said: ‘The collaboration agreement with RV Connex, a company with an excellent reputation in the Asian market, is another pillar in the significant growth of Aeronautics in the past three years,’

Under the deal, Aeronautics will transfer knowledge for production of the system, including the air vehicle, sub-systems, ground control and support systems.

Landsberg said RV Connex provided a ‘precise answer to the needs of the Asian defence market'.

Local crews will also

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Harry Lye


Harry Lye

Harry Lye was Senior Naval Reporter at Shephard Media.

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