Israeli provider of Loitering Munitions Systems, UVision Air Ltd., has announced a successful demonstration of its Hero-120 system for a strategic NATO customer. This is the first time the new Hero-120 platform has been demonstrated, following its recent public release at the Paris Airshow and AUSA.
“We are very pleased with the results of the recent Demo and the strong and positive reaction from the customer ‒ for whom the new Hero-120 proved to be an ideal solution for their needs. As pioneers in the field, our globally-recognized loitering system house provides the global defense market with precision, cost-effective Loitering Munitions Systems,” said Maj. Gen. (ret.) Avi Mizrachi, CEO of Uvision.
“Through state-of-the-art development, production and implementation processes, the company quickly responds to evolving needs from the field, and rapidly optimizes its solutions, delivering today’s most advanced capabilities to suit the realities of the complex missions required by modern warfare for a wide range of platforms, applications and scenarios. These systems with their unique characteristics are becoming a core required capability of leading armies worldwide,” he added.
The New Hero-120 is a portable, modular, customizable loitering weapon system, which can be fitted with a range of powerful multi-purpose warheads and variety of payloads.
Available in a lightweight, compact, highly manoeuvrable man-pack configuration, the Hero-120 delivers extended endurance of over an hour and a loitering range of 40 km. The new loitering munition also has low acoustic and low visual and thermal signatures and fully gimbaled, stabilized day/night tracking.
The Hero-120 also has an option to be recovered using a parachute, while securing the warhead; making it is affordable and cost-effective.
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