Israel’s Elbit Systems bags $200mn drone contract

Israel’s Elbit Systems bags $200mn drone contract

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Israel: Technology company Elbit Systems has been awarded a $200 million drone contract by the Swiss Federal Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS). Under the agreement, Elbit Systems will supply Hermes 900 HFE (Heavy Fuel Engine) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and an advanced ground segment for command, control and communications to the Swiss Air Force. Hermes 900 is an advanced all-weather unarmed reconnaissance drone with a primary mission of reconnaissance, surveillance and communications relay.

Source: Elbit