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Elbit Systems announces new Hermes 900 delivery

25th February 2013 - 11:10 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Elbit Systems has announced that it has delivered a Hermes 900 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to an unnamed customer in the Americas. The order will see the company supply the Hermes 900 vehicle, Universal Ground Control Stations (UGCS) including installation in a mission control centre, and electro-optic systems. No other details have been released.

The Hermes 900 is designed to provide persistent intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance (ISTAR), and border control capabilities. It is able to operate under adverse weather conditions, long endurance, at high flight altitude and provides a large multi-payload capacity.

The UAS has been developed with a plug-and-play re-configuration to provide maximum provide flexibility in its ability to carry various payloads and support multi-mission performance according to the customer’s requirements.

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