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Nostromo Defensa, Innocon sign MOU for collaboration in South America

22nd March 2011 - 09:08 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Nostromo Defensa an Argentinean UAV company and the Israeli based UAV Company Innocon have joined forces together and are collaborating together on the development of new UAV solutions for Argentinean and the South American market.

The companies believe that the cooperation between Nostromo Defensa knowledge and experience with UAV development and manufacturing and Innocon's technological advantage in UAV avionics and ground control systems, will enable them to offer the South American market cost effective, technological advanced UAV systems which meet the special needs and requirements of the this market.

Marcelo Martinez, Nostromo Defensa's CEO, says: "We are happy to work together with Innocon, and believe that this will enable us to offer a genuine cost effective South American design with a unique technological advantage". He adds, "Innocon's unique avionics system has distinctive data analysis and control software which provides each UAV with capabilities and flight parameters that set it apart, and we are delighted to offer these advantages to the South American market."

Moreover, Innocon's combination of onboard and ground based computers control and manage all flight parameters including take off and landing constitute the backbone of the company's unique UAV capabilities. The Naviator Flight Computer is responsible for all flight aspects including take off and landing. This core technology computer provides the UAV with capabilities that include: Short distance and highly accurate landing, self correction, optimized landing through data collection and processing during flight, 50 meter landing area requirement which is a quarter the distance required by competing UAVs, landing capability on wide-ranging surfaces utilizing a variety of landing gear including wheels, skids, or parachute.

Examples of advantages offered by the UAVs include: altitudes and airborne durations normally associated with a large UAV, high precision automatic landings on unpaved and difficult terrain, real time airborne information dissemination to multiple systems users, simultaneous data management for multiple platforms with the use of the company's ground based mission control station, and est.

Source: Nostromo Defensa

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