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PAS 2011: Portugal furthers advances into UAS market

24th June 2011 - 19:38 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Paris


Demonstrating Portugal's advancements into the unmanned market, Tekever Autonomous Systems announced the introduction of the ISTAR variant of its AR4 Light Ray UAS at the 2011 Paris Air Show.

Speaking to Shephard, Pedro Petiz, GM of the company, said the fixed-wing ISR mini UAS 'is particularly designed for the military, for foot soldiers', and has been three years in the making.

'We have a range of these models, but this is the specifically designed for the future use for this type of mission,' Petiz explained. 'Security forces can use it on very specific missions.'

With a 2kg payload capacity,

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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