Elbit Increases Hermes 900 UAS Production to Meet Demand

By Caroline Rees / 25 Feb 2013

The Hermes 900 UAS

Elbit Systems Ltd. (“ESL”) has delivered a Hermes® 900 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to a customer in the Americas. The program includes delivery of ESL’s Hermes® 900 unmanned air vehicles, Universal Ground Control Stations (UGCS) including installation in a mission control center, advanced electro-optic systems and additional unique systems.

Due to high demand, ESL has increased its UAS production activities and will soon be delivering additional Hermes® 900 systems to other international customers.

The Hermes® 900 is well positioned as global leader in persistent intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance (ISTAR), border control and ongoing security missions. The Hermes® 900 offers advanced and unique capabilities, including operation under adverse weather conditions, long endurance, high flight altitude and large multi-payload capacity. Elbit Systems offers a wide variety of advanced and high performance payloads to enable mission effectiveness in versatile missions. The system’s unique design allows fast and flexible plug-and-play re-configuration to carry various payloads and support multi-mission performance according to the customer’s requirements, in a cost-effective manner.

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