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Robonic delivers Kontio launcher to Leonardo

8th October 2018 - 12:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Robonic has delivered a third-generation Kontio pneumatic launcher to Leonardo, the company announced on 3 October.

The high-pressure pneumatic launcher is designed to launch tactical and target UAS. The transportable universal launcher can launch air vehicles of up to 140kg mass with a 70m/s exit velocity or alternatively 500kg mass at 37m/s.

Juha Moisio, managing director of Robonic, said: ‘Delivery of our Kontio launcher to Leonardo and Italy is a major milestone to develop our market and the advanced solutions to meet the demands of the target drone market. We are extremely proud of this delivery to Leonardo. This is a culmination of years of cooperation. We look forward to further strengthening our relationship with Leonardo.’

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