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Elbit Systems Unveils New Unmanned Aerial System at Singapore Airshow 2024


Elbit Systems Unveils New Unmanned Aerial System at Singapore Airshow 2024

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Elbit Systems Unveils New Unmanned Aerial System at Singapore Airshow 2024
Elbit Systems Unveils New Unmanned Aerial System at Singapore Airshow 2024

Elbit Systems, a global leader in defense technology, announces the debut of its latest Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) at the renowned Singapore Airshow 2024 at Changi Exhibition Center, between February 20-25, 2024, at its booth in hall C-N65. Elbit Systems is proud to introduce its new tactical UAS, crafted to address the evolving challenges of the aerospace and defense industries. This cutting-edge UAS expands the operational flight envelope with a next-generation digital architecture, multi-mission capability, versatility, and survivability. The UAS boasts exceptional payload capacity, increased range, flight speed, endurance, and operational efficiency. Its multi-role platform allows flexible payload configurations suitable for various land, air, and maritime missions.

Skylark 3 Tactical Mini Unmanned Aerial System
Skylark 3 Tactical Mini Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). (Photo by Elbit Systems)

Elbit Systems offers a comprehensive range of UASs – from the versatile tactical Skylark I-eVTOL and Skylark 3/Hybrid UAS to the best-in-class Hermes 900 and Hermes 900 Starliner (certified for civilian applications) Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) UAS. Designed based on decades of operational experience, our UASs are in service with numerous military and security users worldwide. the company extensive experience and innovative approach to all aspects of UAS development, production, fielding and support result in outstanding UAS performance and highly effective operational capabilities around the globe.

Elbit Systems SkyStriker Autonomous Loitering Munitions (LM)
SkyStriker Autonomous Loitering Munitions (LM). (Photo by Elbit Systems)

SkyStriker is a fully autonomous loitering munitions (LM) that can locate, acquire and strike operator designated targets with an up to 10 Kg warhead installed inside the fuselage, enabling high-precision performance. Its electric propulsion generates a low acoustic signature. As a silent, invisible, and surprise attacker, SkyStriker delivers the utmost in precision and reliability, providing a critical advantage on the modern battlefield.

Thor Mini Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) is a fully autonomous military tactical mule platform designed for a wide range of military operational applications and reconnaissance missions. The powerful platform that can carry a payload of up to 15kg is foldable and stored in a backpack, for easy deployment in less than two minutes, is suitable for operation in urban areas as well as in marine zones.

Thor Mini Unmanned Aerial System
Thor Mini Unmanned Aerial System. (Photo by Elbit Systems)

Hermes 900 is a multi-role MALE UAS is Elbit’s largest unmanned aerial vehicles and is capable of performing a wide range of missions for area dominance, persistent intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance (ISTAR). The next generation UAS also can perform ground support and maritime patrol missions, and offers the capability for integrated multi-platform, multi-sensor operation. The UAS has an endurance of up to 30 hours in a single sortie and features over-the-horizon, persistent multi-mission capabilities with class leading payload carrying capacity of 450kgs and maximum ceiling of 30,000 feet. The Hermes 900 incorporates flexible cutting edge multi- payload configurations employing standard and long-range SPECTRO EO/IR/LTD, SAR/GMTI & MPR, COMINT/DF, COMINT GSM, CoMMJAM, ELINT, EW, large area scanning systems, SkyEye wide area persistent surveillance and other payloads.

Hermes 900 Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aerial System (UAS)
Hermes 900 Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). (Photo by Elbit Systems)

The Bird of Prey is an agile, compact and fully stabilized weapon system for drone platforms, designed to enhance infantry squad lethality beyond its detection and engagement range with stand-off warfare capabilities. Bird of Prey enables fast and accurate engagement against a low signature enemy in various non-line-of-sight combat activities including urban and force protection scenarios. The lightweight and foldable system is designed to be carried, deployed, and operated by a single soldier, fitting into an infantry backpack. The Bird of Prey drone-mounted system interfaces directly with the gunner, designed for integration with the Battle Management System (BMS) and supports swarm attacks in the future dynamic battlefield. The system supports a range of modular multi-role and multi-caliber armaments while maximizing flight time and mission length.

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance (“C4ISR”), unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios, cyber-based systems and munitions. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.

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