Elbit Systems of America showcases UAS capabilities at Xponential 2017News
May 10, 2017
DALLAS. Officials at Elbit Systems of America, LLC, showcased unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) capabilities at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International?s Xponential 2017.
UAS capabilities and solutions being highlighted at Xponential include the company's Vidar, a small, fixed-wing UAS. It features a payload mounting system that supports multiple types of vertically-mounted payloads during any deployment. Designed to be waterproof and durable, Vidar offers a small logistical footprint when launched by hand or by pneumatic launcher. Landings feature a low altitude deep-stall maneuver followed by the deployment of landing gear prior to touchdown.
Elbit officials also showcased THOR and NOX systems that were designed for commercial and military applications. The THOR and NOX are multi-rotor UAS with vertical take-off and landing capabilities. These UAS allow for quick deployment and advanced aerial observation.
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