Skylark II

Israel Elbit Systems UAV
Region:  Middle East    Country:  Israel    Category:  UAV    Company:  Elbit Systems   
Skylark II
Use(s): tactical covert surveillance and reconnaissance, perimeter security, law enforcement Manufacturer: Elbit Systems Ltd, UAS Division Powerplant: electric Dimensions: length: 3.2m, wingspan: 6.5m Weight: MTOW: 65kg Performance: speed: 40kt-60kt, endurance: 4hr, ceiling (ASL): 15,000ft, mission radius: 60km Payload: colour CCD camera, FUR, laser marker Data Link: live video on digital secured transmission system Guidance/Tracking: autonomous Launch: rail launcher Recovery: parachute and airbag GCS: standard NATO ACE III mobile shelter, two independent (redundant) workstations, situation and observation windows, HOCAS controls for single-operator control over the UAS mission and flight, comprehensive mission planning, debriefing and dissemination capabilities System Components: 3x air vehicles, GCS, GDT, launcher, field support tool kit Status: in production



Elbit Systems Launches Skylark 3

2016-02-16
Elbit Systems Launches Skylark 3
Elbit Systems has developed the Skylark 3, a new autonomous mini-Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), best suited for brigades and divisions in “beyond the next hill” reconnaissance, counterinsurgency and force protection missions, as well as for use in a range of civil applications, such as border and coastal security and anti-terror operations. The new system has already been selected by an undisclosed customer.

Defense Ministry nixes UAV sale to Poland

2014-02-11
Defense Ministry nixes UAV sale to Poland

Ministry of Defense director general Dan Harel has withdrawn the export licenses to Poland for two large Israeli defense companies - Elbit Systems Ltd. and Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.

Brazils Avibras joins Embraer and Elbit

2013-02-06
Brazils Avibras joins Embraer and Elbit
Brazilian defense contractor Avibras will join planemaker Embraer SA and the local unit of Israeli defense company Elbit Systems in developing unmanned aircraft in Brazil, the companies said on Tuesday.

Elbits Hermes 900 UAV Now Configured For Maritime Missions

2013-02-05
Elbits Hermes 900 UAV Now Configured For Maritime Missions
Maritime surveillance requirements are demanding specific capabilities and performance such as mission endurance, flight profiles, mission equipment and human factors. Until recently, such missions were performed exclusively by aircraft – some dedicated for the maritime surveillance mission, with others using off-the-shelf transport planes modified for the mission.

Elbit Systems Selected for Award to Supply sUAS to U.S. Army

2013-01-17
Elbit Systems Selected for Award to Supply sUAS to U.S. Army
Elbit Systems Ltd.has announced thatElbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems, has been selected for award by the U.S. Army ACC-APG, Natick Contracting Division on behalf of the Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) Product Office.

Another International Success for Elbit Systems Unmanned Aircraft Systems

2012-08-06
Another International Success for Elbit Systems Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Elbit Systems Ltd. (nasdaq and tase:ESLT (“Elbit Systems”), announced today that it was awarded a contract valued at many tens of millions of dollars, to supply a Latin American...

Elbit Systems Awarded Approximately $160 Million Contract to Supply Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) to a European Country

2012-05-22
Elbit Systems Awarded Approximately $160 Million Contract to Supply Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) to a European Country
Elbit Systems Ltd.(NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) (“Elbit Systems”) announced today that it was awarded an approximately$160 millioncontract by a European customer, to supply Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). The systems will be supplied over the next two years.

Elbit Systems to Display Wide Array of Next Generation Solutions at FIDAE 2012

2012-03-19
Elbit Systems to Display Wide Array of Next Generation Solutions at FIDAE 2012
Elbit Systems will present a vast array of advanced next-generation systems and solutions at the upcoming FIDAE exhibition, set to take place at Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport, Santiago-de-Chile...

Elbit Systems subsidiary to supply Hermes 450 UAS to Brazilian Air Force

2011-02-18
Elbit Systems subsidiary to supply Hermes 450 UAS to Brazilian Air Force
Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that its Brazilian subsidiary, Aeroeletrônica Ltda. ("AEL"), was awarded a contract to supply Hermes 450 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) to the Brazilian Air Force. The contract is not in an amount that is material to Elbit Systems.


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