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Norway receives first Black Hornet vehicle recce system

30th March 2020 - 07:00 GMT | by Tim Fish in New Zealand

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The first Black Hornet nano-UAV vehicle reconnaissance system (BH VRS) has been delivered to Norway.

A spokesperson for manufacturer FLIR told Shephard that the VRS unit has already been handed over to the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI).

This is the first order for the BH VRS, which is designed to equip armoured vehicles with a self-contained surveillance and reconnaissance system.

The VRS launch unit contains four cassettes each containing a BH nano-UAV, which is mounted externally on the platform hull. ‘The reason for four cassettes is to secure constant surveillance within a normal timeframe for operations,’ the FLIR spokesperson

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