12/09/2020

Elbit's Hermes 900 demonstrated maritime operational scenarios for the UK's Maritime & Coastguard Agency

Elbit Systems UK Demonstrates Hermes 900 Maritime Search & Rescue Flights for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency – link

Source: Elbit Systems

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  • Elbit Systems’ Hermes 900 UAS recently completed a series of flight demonstrations for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)
  • The demonstration were run by the MCA and were designed to test the capabilities of using a UAS to enhance Search and Rescue (SaR) capabilities and the use of long-range unmanned capabilities in civilian airspace
  • Taking place off the West Coast of Wales over the first two weeks of September, the Hermes 900 was able to fly advanced Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) missions into unsegregated and uncontrolled airspace, in full alignment with the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
  • Elbit Systems UK is closely collaborating with the UK Civil Aviation Authority, supported by additional UK companies, including Inzpire and Aviation Systems Group
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