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Philippines expects Hermes 900 UAVs imminently

26th June 2020 - 02:30 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch


The Philippine Air Force (PAF) is about to receive its final MALE UAVs from Israel, according to the latest edition of the PAF newsletter Lead One Today.

The PAF report stated: ‘For ISR capabilities, the PAF is expecting the final delivery of two unmanned aerial systems composed of six Hermes 900, ground control station, ground data terminal and other support equipment. This will further boost the ISR coverage in the entire country.’

However, no delivery date was mentioned.

The Philippines purchased nine Hermes 900s (three systems) and four smaller Hermes 450s from Elbit Systems in 2018 under a PHP8 ...

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