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Philippine Expects Delivery of Final Six Hermes 900 UAVs This Year

Philippine Expects Delivery of Final Six Hermes 900 UAVs This Year 29 June, 2020

 

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) published its latest ‘Lead One Today’ quarterly e-newsletter. The Air Force is expecting delivery this year of the final six of nine Hermes 900 medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) it ordered from Israel’s Elbit Systems. The system will be used for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR] purposes.

The e-letter reads; “the PAF is expecting the final delivery of two unmanned aerial system[s] [UASs] composed of [a total of] six Hermes 900[s], ground control station[s], ground data terminal[s], and other support equipment,” said the PAF in the newsletter, indicating that delivery of the first UAS comprising three Hermes 900s has been completed.”

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