Piaggio Aero Industries unveiled at the 2013 Paris Air Show today, the Piaggio Aero P.1HH “HammerHead”- Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). The P.1HH HammerHead technological demonstrator was designed and built in less than one year and it has already successfully completed low speed taxi tests.
All photos: Noam Eshel, defense-Update
nEUROn UCAV, sheltered from the pouring rain in its styled protective bubble at the 50th Paris Air Show. Photo: Dassault Elbit Systems’ Hermes 900 MALE drone was displayed here carrying a number of payloads, including the Skyfix SIGINT pod, the AMPS long-range VISINT payload and Gabbiano maritime search radar from Selex ES (below). The Gabbiano maritime search radar from Selex ES was displayed with Elbit Systems’ Hermes 900, where it is used with the Maritime hermes 900 system. A surveillance UAS designed by SI Schweitzer for a variety of industrial, geographical and infrastructure monitoring missions. The EBEE Sensfly micro-drone developed byParrot, is designed to collect aerial photography of 1-10km2 in a single flight, at down to 5cm precision. eBee has a flight time of up to 45 minutes, allowing to cover such areas in a single flight. ThunderB from Israel’s Bluebird Aero Systems can stay on a mission for 24 hours, carrying the Controp T-STAMP payload. Falco EVO (Evolution) from Selex ES is aimed at expanding the spectrum of tactical missions the Falco unmanned air system can carry out. Eight AR.Drone quadcopter robots performing an impressive ‘robodance’ show at the Paris Airshow The new ELK3075 HFDF sensor from IAI Elta.