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SGA14: Super Heron takes on Swiss flavour at Singapore Airshow

11th February 2014 - 07:43 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Singapore


IAI’s new Super Heron Heavy Fuel (HF) UAV is being proposed for a Swiss heavy fuel MALE UAV requirement that is in the final stages before a downselect, industry sources have revealed. 

The enhanced heavy fuel version of the Heron 1 was launched during the Singapore Airshow, and was designed for a Swiss competition that has been underway for some two and a half years. 

The final two contenders for the tender - which sources reveal will see a contract awarded ‘in the coming weeks’ - is IAI with its Super Heron and Elbit with a heavy fuel variant

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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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