IDEX 2021: Israeli rotary-wing manufacturer expands capabilities
Steadicopter, exhibiting at IDEX for the first time, highlighted cooperation agreements with fellow Israeli companies such as UAV simulation specialist Simlat and UAV control technology developer Simplex.
By integrating the FlightOps.io Drone OS operating system from Simplex, for instance, Steadicopter believes that the autonomous operational capabilities of its Black Eagle family of rotary-wing VTOL UAVs will be improved, enabling missions in shared airspace.
This will significantly increase ‘mission capabilities, efficiency and safety of flight’, Steadicopter noted in a 22 February announcement.
Noam Lidor, Steadicopter sales and marketing director, said: ‘The Black Eagle family now has open architecture that enables much-needed integration, in accordance with user requirements.’
Steadicopter manufactures the Black Eagle 25E (with a payload of up to 25kg) and the Black Eagle 50E (with a 50kg payload). They are adapted for a range of missions including covert operations, maritime applications and homeland security.
Both the 8x8 SuperAV Land and Multirole Tactical Vehicle have some common features.
Mesbar, Majed and Falaj 3 designs see the light of day at Abu Dhabi naval exhibition.
Amphibious 6x6 vehicle makes its debut at IDEX.
UAE manufacturer enhances 4x4 and 6x6 vehicles, while also works on developing an armed UGV.
Collaboration between UAE-based organisations focuses on the domestic production of critical aeronautical, modem and other advanced SATCOM technologies.
UAE is first country to test Generation II HeliSAR for maritime search operations.