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UAS – the upgrades that keep them flying

This is exactly what happened with manned aircraft: a robust, proven platform is being upgraded again and again to extend its operational life. This has happened to many fighter aircraft, and now it is the turn of unmanned systems. Israeli manufacturers of unmanned air systems (UAS) are beginning this process now. The first example is […]

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The line becomes blurred for mini-UAS in Israeli defence forces

The line between operators of mini-unmanned air systems (UAS) in the Israeli defence forces (IDF) has become blurred as the air force has decided to increase the “in-house” use of UAS.Until recently, the line was clear. Ground forces operate the mini-UAS and the Israeli air force (IAF) the larger, tactical and strategic versions.In 2009, Elbit’s […]

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