The UAV that can carry up to four six-person life rafts on its wings can perform long-range search and rescue missions using detection and identification systems, automatically-inflating life rafts, and precision air drop capability.
The agreement announced on May 6 is the first of its kind between the defense ministries of the two countries. Greece is leasing the maritime configuration of the Heron system equipped with both day and night activity platforms, maritime patrol radars and satellite communications. The drones manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries will be used primarily for border defense
Leidos Australia is offering the Australian Army the Orbiter 4 UAV produced by Rafael subsidiary Aeronautics Group. For Rafael, it is the first time to be competing for an international drone tender since acquiring the company
Under contracts with Latin American customers, the Israeli company is to integrate satellite communication and automatic takeoff-and-landing systems that will upgrade the unmanned aircraft to the latest configuration