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Will evolution lead to a revolution for Panther UAS?

Vertical take-off and landing is a brilliant idea but it took long years until the Boeing V-22 Osprey became fully operational. In aviation, there is evolution rather than revolutions. The same process is now taking place with the introduction of a VTOL unmanned air system into service. Israel Aerospace Industries has developed the Panther, an […]

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The European UAS “Israeli connection”

If someone wants to build a good winery, he will probably involve French experts. If someone wants to start making pasta, he for sure will go to Italy for some advice. Whatever way you look at it, Europe is still searching for a new force in unmanned air systems (UAS) – and all roads lead […]

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Will Israeli UAS export boom continue?

Israel is the largest exporter of unmanned air systems (UAS), according to international consulting company Frost & Sullivan. What must it do to keep its leading position?  Frost & Sullivan says Israeli exports in the field have reached $4.6 billion over eight years, and are expected to grow at 5-10% a year until 2020. The […]

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First, Europe – and then the world.

Israeli unmanned air systems (UAS) may soon become the backbone of some major European armed forces.While the UK’s Watchkeeper programme is progressing according to plan – based on the Elbit Systems Hermes-450 – other countries are considering Israeli-made UAS.The most recent development is Germany’s renewed interest in the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Heron-TP medium-altitude, long-endurance […]

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