Elbit Systems presents its full range of UAVs at ExpoDefensa 2017
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Israeli Company Elbit Systems presents its wide range of unmanned aerial systems and solutions at ExpoDefensa 2017, the International Defense and Security exhibition in Bogota, Colombia.
Israeli Company Elbit Systems presents its full range of UAVs at ExpoDefensa 2017, the International Defense and Security Exhibition in Bogota, Colombia.
ExpoDefensa 2017 is also an opportunity for Elbit Systems to showcase a full spectrum of systems and solutions, demonstrating a variety of the Company’s business areas, from advanced C4I solutions and Wide Area Persistent Systems (WAPS) for intelligence gathering, to Airborne Self-Protection, Payload Systems and Helmet Mounted Systems (HMS) as well as Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Autonomous Loitering Munitions.
At the booth of Elbit Systems visitors can see different types of small and hevay UAVs developed and designed by the company including the:
THOR, a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) Mini-UAS. It is a low-altitude multi-rotor platform designed for surveillance and reconnaissance missions over land and at sea. Electrically propelled, THOR has a low acoustic signature enabling covert operation in day and night. It flies to a ceiling of up to 2,000 ft. above ground at a range of 10 kilometers capable of carrying payloads up to 3 kg and up to 75 minutes.
The NOX, a VTOL Micro-UAS. Carried and operated by a single person, NOX is designed to support small, dismounted units and special operations. Ready to fly 60 seconds from unpacking, the three-rotor NOX can perform missions of 45 – 55 minutes at ranges up to four kilometers from its launch point. It can carry a payload of 700 grams, including a day/night stabilized EO camera. NOX is designed for intuitive operation, extending the warfighter’s situational awareness in battle.
The Skylark™ 3 (displayed in mockup), a tactical mini-UAS optimized for either dismounted or vehicle-based operation, that delivers organic airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) capabilities to the division, brigade and battalion levels (100km Line Of Sight ) enabling force, convoy and strategic infrastructure protection. Skylark 3 enables performance of ongoing covert operations, providing real-time intelligence day and night. Skylark™ 3 has been selected by an undisclosed customer.
The SkyStriker, a fully autonomous loitering munitions (LM) system capable of long-range precise tactical strikes. Sky-Striker improves situational awareness and survivability by providing direct-fire aerial precision capabilities to maneuvering troops and special forces. A cost effective mobile platform, SkyStriker offers quick deployment and ease of operation in the field, providing forces with the ability to observe and identify enemy targets before delivering a rapid precision airstrike. Its remote operation capability allows operators to remain unexposed to detection or enemy fire while guiding the LM to its target. SkyStriker has been selected by an undisclosed customer.