Israeli UAV Begins Duty

Israeli UAV Begins Duty 16 March, 2017

Singapore has declared full operational capability (FOC) on its fleet of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Heron 1 medium-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on 15 March during a ceremony held at the Republic of Singapore Air Force's (RSAF's) UAV Command in Murai Camp. Heron 1s have been progressively replacing the service's Searcher UAVs. 

Having an operational range of over 200 km and an endurance of 24 hours, Heron 1 UAVs are able to carry 250 kg payload. RSAF's Heron 1 UAVs are equipped with electro-optical infrared (EO/IR) turret and a laser designator. 

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