UVision Air Ltd. – a global leader in aerial loitering munition systems of all sizes for a variety of missions revealed its strategic investment in SpearUAV, who have developed an autonomous, AI-based technology for encapsulated SWARM-based UASs. The two companies will work to share their technological knowledge: UVision with its proven knowledge and experience in loitering munition systems, and Spear with its expertise in AI based tactical drones for ISTAR missions. The synergy between the companies will make it possible to offer a comprehensive solution for varying operational needs from the micro-tactical forces and brigade level, to the division level.
“We are pleased and proud of our strong partnership with UVision. UVision has recognized the enormous potential of Spear’s robust, intuitive, and autonomous solutions for immediate, aerial superiority, in both the defense and HLS markets. While Spear continues to thrive and grow independently, we are confident that this collaboration will bring with it a breakthrough into new markets for the two companies.,” says Colonel (Ret.) Gadi Kuperman, Founder & CEO of SpearUAV.
“This investment in Spear comes as a direct continuation of the company’s expansion in the international defense market. Just recently, UVision was selected by the U.S. Marines to provide its advanced loitering munition system, Hero-120, as part of a multi-year installation for all armored vehicles. Spear offers a unique ISTAR solution that can be easily deployed by any soldier in the field. Together, we are creating a broad-spectrum solution, tailored to any operational need of our customers – at sea, in the air and on land.,” says Major General (Ret.) Avi Mizrachi, CEO of UVision.
Spear, an Israel based technology company, active since 2017 in the development and manufacturing of unmanned systems for Defense and HLS applications. Spear is a single source supplier for several Israeli MOD programs, providing military clients, organizations, and governments around the globe with robust, autonomous, AI-based aerial systems. With civilian and military backgrounds, the Spear team brings multidisciplinary expertise in areas including: drone development, aerospace, AI & AR, military explosives, SWARM operation and more. The Ninox family of encapsulated UASs are instantly launched and intuitively operated, providing on-demand and on-the-move capabilities that are combat proven, and can be launched individual and swarm configurations.
UVision designs and manufactures combat-proven smart loitering munition systems, providing military organizations around the globe with precise and effective operational attack capabilities. Its innovative, cost-effective systems are based on cutting-edge technology and 30 years of extensive field experience by military professionals, engineers, and the company’s own management team. UVision’s loitering munitions are designed with unique flight qualities for precision-attack munitions, integrating advanced airborne guidance and sophisticated navigation algorithms, integrated with C4I stations – thereby meeting the requirements of today’s modern battlefield for combat in complex and dynamic environments. Based on unique aerodynamic platform configurations, the HERO series of loitering munitions systems provides high-precision strike capabilities, suitable for tactical and strategic targets ? whether for short, medium or long-range – utilizing a variety of warheads to ensure maximum mission effectiveness. The units are operationally deployed and field-proven. ISO certified, UVision is fully committed to providing turnkey solutions to its extensive network of partners and customers around the world, with high-quality service and swift support.