Heron 1/Machatz 1

Israel IAI Malat UAV
Region:  Middle East    Country:  Israel    Category:  UAV    Company:  IAI Malat   
Heron 1/Machatz 1
Use(s): MALE UAV - surveillance, reconnaissance, target acquisition, artillery adjustment and/or missions based on customer-furnished payloads Manufacturer: IAI Malat Powerplant: 100hp four-cycle, four-cylinder Dimensions: length: 8.5m, wingspan: 16.6m Weight: MTOW: 1,250kg, max payload: 250kg Performance: speed: 120kt, endurance: 40-50hr, ceiling: 30,000ft, range: 300km (LoS) Payload: multi-sensor mission capability, customer-furnished, EL/M 2022 maritime patrol radar, SAR, IAI EO TV/IR and laser, ESM and COMINT payloads Data Link: direct LoS and/or UAV airborne data relay, satcom for BLoS, dual real-time command uplink, single real-time data and video downlink Guidance/Tracking: real-time payload and UAV control, GPS-based interruptible airborne mission controller, full autonomous flight, autonomous return on data link loss or end of mission program; advanced universal UAV mission ground control centre and remote video terminals Launch: automatic, wheeled take-off Recovery: automatic, wheeled landing Status: in service



IAI Unveils Larger, More Powerful UAV at Singapore Airshow

2014-02-12
IAI Unveils Larger, More Powerful UAV at Singapore Airshow
A heavy fuel version of Israel Aerospace Industrys big-selling Heron UAV literally had the wraps taken off on the opening day of the Singapore Airshow Feb. 11.

Morocco Receives Israeli Unmanned Aerial Systems From Fran

2014-01-24
Morocco Receives Israeli Unmanned Aerial Systems From Fran

Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF) has acquired three Harfang unmanned aerial systems from France. The systems were retired by French Air Force and the delivery was made recently after several years of service in Afghanistan.


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