French Armed Forces to start using FLIR's nano-UAS for military operationsNews
January 22, 2019
WILSONVILLE, Ore. Officials at the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) selected FLIR Systems, Inc. to support the French Operational Pocket Drone (DrOP) program with a contract valued at $89 million.
Under contract, FLIR will deliver its FLIR Black Hornet 3 nano-unmanned aerial system (UAS) and Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS) to support French Armed Forces operations.
The Black Hornet PRS is a nano-UAS, which enables the warfighter to maintain situational awareness. It is equipped with electro-optical/infrared sensors and the ability to fly up to 25 minutes.
The contract will be managed and executed by FLIR in Hvalstad, Norway.