Elbit Systems’ Hermes 900 UAS Selected for Swiss Armed Forces

By Caroline Rees / 09 Jun 2014

Elbit Systems Ltd. has been selected by the Swiss Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (“DDPS”), as the preferred supplier for the 2015 arms procurement programme.

Selected for its long air endurance and wide operational range, the Hermes 900 HFE will replace the ADS 95 Ranger reconnaissance drone system, which the Swiss Armed Forces have been operating since 2001.

Hermes 900 UAS

Elbit Systems’ Hermes 900 UAS Selected for Swiss Armed Forces

Implementation of the program is subject to further Swiss government approvals.

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