14 iunie 2018

Germany Confirms Heron TP Contract with Airbus

ainonline.com

More than two years after it declared an “urgent” need to operate the large IAI Heron TP turboprop UAV, Germany has finally concluded a service contract with Airbus Defence and Space. The company has been operating smaller IAI Heron 1 UAVs for the German armed forces over Afghanistan and Mali. This is the first known export of the Heron TP, which has been in Israeli Air Force service since 2010. Airbus D & S said that the contractual model will be based on the existing Heron 1 agreement, with [...]