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Israeli made mini unmanned air systems (UAS) are in big demand in South America for defense and homeland security operations.
This according to Israeli sources in the Paris Air Show.” We had some very good meetings here about future deals” one of the sources told I-HLS. The SpyLite will be displayed at Israel’s unmanned vehicles salon event, AUS&R 2013, on November 26th 2013 at the YES Planet compound in Rishon Lezion.
Recently Israeli company BlueBird won a contract to supply its SpyLite Mini-UAS Systems to the Chilean Army .The 3 million U.S $ contract will be performed soon.
SpyLite is a mature, advanced, combat-proven, extended performance electric Mini-UAS, optimized to provide covert, “over-the-hill” or extended range real-time visual intelligence.
The company says that the UAS is unique in its ability to fly even in strong winds and on cloudy or rainy days, assuring high operational availability for over 4 hours and a communication range of over 50km.
The SpyLite system can be configured to back-packed, vehicle-mounted or HQ stationary configurations.
The SpyLite is fully autonomous, from its point of launch to its accurate parachute and airbag recovery.
Combining a stabilized CCD and IR payload with proprietary ground exploitation software – the SpyLite allows for GPS-marked imagery to be relayed in real time to the ground station. This capability delivers enhanced situational awareness, contributing substantially to the success of the mission.
The Israeli company says that the SpyLite system presents an ultimate solution for supporting real time video or tactical mapping on demand for open area as well as urban warfare scenarios for military, peace keeping, low intensity conflict, security, disaster management and commercial applications.