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Six UK Elbit Systems Hermes 450s

(Photo: Elbit Systems) Six Elbit Systems Hermes 450s UAVs operated by the British Army under an urgent operational requirement deal with Thales UK are seen above. Meanwhile on the other side of the world Australia has recently signed a contract extending its use of Herons until at least December 2011.Here is the Heron’s manufacturing and […]

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Germany’s first Heron UAV emerges

Germany is on track to begin operating leased Israel Aerospace Industries Heron 1 unmanned air vehicles in Afghanistan in March, with its first personnel having completed training on the system. Continue reading… (Photo: Rayk Hähnlein/Rheinmetall Defence)

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Australia signs lease deal for Israeli Heron UAVs

  Australia will begin operating Israel Aerospace Industries Heron unmanned air vehicles in Afghanistan next year, under a new lease agreement with MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA). Continue reading…

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