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Herons to migrate to Vietnam

12th December 2018 - 10:46 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong

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It is believed that Vietnam has ordered the Heron UAVs from Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), with a contract apparently being signed in recent days.

Vietnam is acquiring three UAVs plus a ground control station from IAI for an alleged price of somewhere between $140 million and $160 million. However, as is typical for Vietnamese military procurements, details about the sale remain obscure and it is still not even clear which Heron variant Vietnam is buying.

The price tag suggests a more advanced Heron variant such as the Heron TP or Heron TP-XP, whereas some media are reporting that it

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Gordon Arthur is the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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