Elbit Hermes 900

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The Elbit Systems Hermes 900 Kochav (Star) is an Israeli medium size multi-payload Medium-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designed for tactical missions. It is a sequel to the Hermes 450 series of drones, one of the most widely used military drones in the world.

It has an endurance of over 30 hours and can fly at a maximum altitude of 30,000 feet (9,144 meters), with a primary mission of reconnaissance, surveillance and communications relay. The Hermes 900 has a wingspan of 49 feet (14.94 meters) and weighs 2,140 lb (970.69 kg), with a payload capability of 660 lb (299.37 kg). Payload options include electro-optical/infrared sensors, synthetic aperture radar/ground-moving target indication, communications and electronic intelligence, electronic warfare, and hyperspectral sensors.

Users[edit | edit source]

  • Azerbaijan
    • Azerbaijani Air Force
  • Brazil
    • Brazilian Air Force
  • Chile
    • Chilean Air Force
    • Chilean Navy
  • Colombia
    • Colombian Air Force
  • Iceland
    • Icelandic Coast Guard
  • Israel
    • Israeli Air Force
  • Kazakhstan
    • Kazakh Air and Air Defence Forces
  • Mexico
    • Mexican Air Force
  • Philippines
    • Philippine Air Force
  • Switzerland
    • Swiss Air Force
  • Thailand
    • Royal Thai Navy

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