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Akaer Highlights UAS Solutions

Our Bureau - : Nov 5, 2022 - : 12:00 am

Brazilian firm Akaer is showcasing its “Cascavel” armored fighting vehicle modernization program and Albatross – UAS design at the ongoing show. The Albatross – UAS was designed for land and naval reconnaissance and can be configured for other types of missions, and the capability of aircraft modernizations and modifications. “Always keeping an eye on national and international market trends, Akaer is present at important fairs to demonstrate its technological capabilities, foster business and stay on top of news and demands in the segment”, says Aldo da Silva Junior, Vice President of Marketing and Akaer Sales.

“We are prepared to provide solutions on air or land platforms, covering the entire development cycle, from conception, design, systems integration, testing and certification”, Aldo added.

Another capability presented by Akaer is the UAS “Albatross” for land and naval reconnaissance. The platform has large internal compartments which, added to its hard points, allow the transport of a payload that can be composed of sensors and attack systems. Through its innovative design and long flight autonomy, this system stays on the operating area for many hours, fully meeting the multiple needs of its operator.

The company is also eyeing aircraft modification and modernisation oppurtunities for which it is highlighting the work done with the P3 Orion of the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) destined to the patrol of the Brazilian coast, in which it underwent a complete process of revitalization of its wings, thus prolonging the useful life of this important platform of aerial surveillance. In modifications Akaer is developing for the Turkish Turkish company Aerospace Industries an aircraft of the ASOJ special version ( Outstanding jammer Aircraft ). In this project, Akaer is responsible for most of the modification, including the structures, installation of systems, aerodynamics, among other areas of technology.

Akaer recently won the competition opened by the Brazilian Army to upgrade the Cascavel armored vehicle and the programme is already underway. The company is showcasing its capabilities for modernizing armored vehicles and increasing vehicle life and combat strength. Among the possible modernization packages being offered to potential customers, Akaer is highlighting the implementation of a new engine, revitalization of the suspension, installation of automated control towers to improve situational awareness, replacement of optical sights with state-of-the-art optronics for target search and aiming and installation of anti-tank missile launchers.


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