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IMDEX Asia: Seagull sets sail from Singapore

17th May 2017 - 11:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Singapore


The main highlight at Elbit Systems’ booth is a live demonstration of its Seagull unmanned surface vessel (USV), with an operator positioned at IMDEX Asia 2017 remotely controlling the craft in Haifa Bay in Israel. 

This is the second time that Elbit has conducted such a demonstration, Yaron Levi, the vice president of naval systems business line – UAS, told Shephard Media, although it is the first in Asia. 

The Seagull is connected via SATCOM to a control console at the Changi Exhibition Centre. If a line-of-sight data link alone was employed, the control range for the Seagull is

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

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

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