To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu

Elbit trials mini-UAS on Seagull

9th July 2020 - 14:45 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

RSS

Elbit Systems has integrated a mini-UAS on its Seagull USV.

Trials in recent weeks were aimed at demonstrating an extra mission set for Seagull beyond ASW and MCM, ‘further enhancing its intelligence-gathering capabilities’ and adding situational awareness, the Israeli company announced on 9 July.

It did not disclose the type of shipborne mini-UAS used in the trials, but noted that it is ‘capable of point water recovery and [has] a takeoff weight of up to 15kg’.

The visual feed generated by the mini-UAS can be transmitted to the land-based Seagull USV control unit and to the Combat Management System (CMS) onboard other vessels.

Seagull includes a switchable payload suite with EW and EO/IR payloads to provide situational awareness and facilitate intelligence gathering. 

As part of our promise to deliver comprehensive coverage to our Defence Insight and Premium News subscribers, our curated defence news content provides the latest industry updates, contract awards and programme milestones.

Share to

Linkedin