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Elbit signs $383m agreement for UAS

Elbit Systems has signed a US$300 million ($383 million) agreement with an Asian nation for Hermes 900 unmanned aerial systems.

Elbit Systems has signed a US$300 million ($383 million) agreement with an Asian nation for Hermes 900 unmanned aerial systems.

Elbit Systems has entered an agreement to deliver US$300 million worth of Hermes 900 unmanned aerial systems to an Asian nation, the company confirmed yesterday.

The agreement will cater for the construction and upkeep of the Hermes system, and will be undertaken over the course of five years.

“There is a continuous demand for integrating unmanned systems to cope with a growing variety of operational needs. Our operational portfolio of autonomous capabilities, in all domains of operation, positions us competitively to address these needs,” Elbit Systems president and CEO Bezhalel Machlis said.  

Liam Garman

Editor – Defence and Security, Momentum Media

Liam began his career as a speech writer at New South Wales Parliament before working for world leading campaigns and research agencies in Sydney and Auckland. Throughout his career, Liam has managed and executed a range of international media and communications campaigns spanning politics, business, industrial relations and infrastructure. He’s since shifted his attention to researching and writing extensively on geopolitics and defence, specifically in North Africa, the Middle East and Asia. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Sydney and is undertaking a Masters in Strategy and Security from UNSW Canberra.
 
Elbit signs $383m agreement for UAS
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