Hermes 900 UAS Selected for Surveillance & SIGINT

The UAS will be provided to an international customer with a Wide Area Persistent Surveillance system, a multi-spectral EO payload, SATCOM, and SIGINT payloads By Mike Ball / 15 Nov 2022
Elbit Hermes 900 UAS

Elbit Systems has confirmed that it has been awarded a contract valued at $72 million to supply Hermes 900 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and training capabilities to an international customer. The contract will be performed over a two-year period.

Under the contract, Elbit Systems will supply Hermes 900 UAS equipped with the SkEye Wide Area Persistent Surveillance system, SPECTRO XR multi-spectral Electro-Optical payload, Satellite Communication, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) payloads and additional capabilities.

The Hermes 900 UAS has been selected to-date by more than 15 customers, attesting to the system’s successful combination of technological sophistication, reliability, open architecture and a solid growth path.

Yoram Shmuely, General Manager of Elbit Systems Aerospace, commented: “This contract is another vote of confidence in the Hermes family of UAS. We are witnessing growing demand around the globe for our unmanned solutions that are capable of effective integration with manned forces to address the rapidly evolving threats in all domains of operation.”

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Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years. Connect & Contact