“HERON MK II” is a unmanned aerial vehicle that flies at high altitudes and is very capable.
The Israeli iHLS website said that the new plane, which was manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), has the ability to collect information from tens of kilometers without crossing the border, thanks to its ability to carry larger and improved sensors, in addition to having an improved engine and avionics New.
He explained that the plane is equipped with a Rotax 915 iS engine, if it can fly at 35 thousand feet, and with a top speed of 140 knots, and can remain in the air for 45 consecutive hours.
The site stated that, thanks to improved manufacturing techniques, the aircraft has a stronger structure than ever, and also allows it to maintain quick and easy maintenance without overweight.
The aircraft has new configurations and has long-range sensors and radars and can carry a wide range of additional payloads such as: ELINT, COMINT, special and more.
The IAI Aerospace Industries Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Military Aircraft Group, Moshe Levy, said that the plane is already considered one of the strategic and major UAVs in the world.