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.