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Elbit bolsters Seagull USV platform

The firm has integrated new safety technologies onboard its Seagull unmanned surface vessel.

The firm has integrated new safety technologies onboard its Seagull unmanned surface vessel.

Elbit Systems has fitted a 360-degree panoramic video system with an automatic target recognition capability and a patented automatic navigation system to its Seagull unmanned surface vessel (USV).

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The new technologies are designed to enhance the platform’s autonomous capability, supporting navigation in busy maritime environments.

According to Elbit, the new technologies complement the USV’s Sense and Avoid capability, enabling the vessel to operate in compliance with the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972.

“This enables the Seagull USV to operate safely in dense harbours, at sea with heavy traffic and autonomously complete missions even without communications with the control station,” Elbit stated.

The Seagull USV is a multi-mission platform that features a modular mission payload suite supporting a number of operations, including anti-submarine warfare (ASW), mine countermeasure, electronic warfare, maritime security, and underwater survey missions.

 The platform has been in service with the Israeli Navy since 2017 and is currently in the production and deployment phase internationally.

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Charbel Kadib

Charbel Kadib

News Editor – Defence and Security, Momentum Media

Prior to joining the defence and aerospace team in 2020, Charbel was news editor of The Adviser and Mortgage Business, where he covered developments in the banking and financial services sector for three years. Charbel has a keen interest in geopolitics and international relations, graduating from the University of Notre Dame with a double major in politics and journalism. Charbel has also completed internships with The Australian Department of Communications and the Arts and public relations agency Fifty Acres.

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