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Farnborough 2016: Fulmar X appeal to Spanish MoD

12th July 2016 - 16:00 GMT | by Helen Haxell in Farnborough


Thales formally launched its new Fulmar X UAS at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA 2016) and has potential orders lined up with the Spanish MoD.

Fulmar X is the latest UAS from the Thales portfolio, which also includes the Watchmaker X. The small and light platform has a 3m wingspan and can operate at eight hours of endurance although this capability is looking to be pushed further.

Eddie Awang, VP of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance at Thales UK, confirmed that the Spanish MoD was likely to purchase Fulmar X as part of its Rapaz requirements.

Confirmation of orders would be

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Helen Haxell


Helen Haxell

Helen Haxell was Air Editor at Shephard Media, having joined in February 2016 as Editor …

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