Watch – Israel’s IAI unveils new drone for tactical missions on the battlefield

In the upcoming Paris Air Show, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will unveil the new tactical Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) of the Heron Family: the T-Heron.

Designed for tactical missions on the battlefield, the T-Heron is expected to be used by ground forces and coast guards, as well as by other protection forces.

With a versatile design and suitable for a variety of payloads, it features the most advanced IAI technologies.

T-Heron can carry multiple payloads, up to 180 kg, and its gross weight up to 600 kg. It has a flight time of 24 hours, 300 km range, 24000 ft altitude, and a 10-meter wingspan.

“We are proud to introduce the most recent UAS developed by IAI,” said Moshe Levy, IAI EVP and General Manager of the Military Aircraft Division.

“Our T-Heron tactical UAS rounds up the range of operational UAS solutions IAI offers to all forces on the battlefield: marine, air, ground, and intelligence. IAI preserves its leadership position in UAS’s with a continuous stream of solutions for the challenges posed by the field,” he added.

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