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Elbit Systems Introduces SkyStriker Tactical Loitering Munition

At the 2017 Paris Air Show in Le Bourget Elbit Systems launched SkyStriker – a remotely operated electro-optical, precise guided Loitering Munition(LM) designed to seek, locate and engage various targets for the tactical level corps. The new platform is based on Elbit Systems’ vast experience providing precise long-range tactical solutions. Continue reading

UMS Skeldar Lands Contract for Maritime Mission

UMS Skeldar, the joint venture between Sweden’s Saab  and Swiss company UMS Aero, has signed a contract with Martek Marine to deliver two Skeldar V-200 rotary-wing unmanned air systems. They are being supplied to support a contract won by Martek Marine to provide remotely-piloted aircraft systems to the European Maritime Safety Agency. Continue reading

Leonardo Introduces M-40 Target Drone

Leonardo introduces its new aerial target drone to the market at the 2017 Paris Air Show. Based on the company’s experience with its successful ‘Mirach 100/5’ target drone which has earned a place as the standard threat simulator of international Armed Forces including France, Italy and the UK, the new ‘Mirach 40’ (M-40) is designed to provide medium-to-high performance at a price comparable with competitors’ entry-level drones.

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