IAI reveals Super Heron heavy fuel UAS
Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) revealed its new Super Heron heavy fuel unmanned aerial system (UAS) during a special ceremony held at the IAI chalet at the Singapore Air Show.
Joseph Weiss, IAI’s President and CEO, said: “We are proud to introduce the new generation of IAI’s leading UAS. Based on IAI’s world-renowned Heron UAS, the Super Heron introduces the latest technology and re-defines medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) UAS.”
Developed by IAI to meet growing interest among leading customers, the Super Heron features a heavy fuel 200 horsepower engine and an advanced propulsion system, which significantly enhances the UAS’ capacity, rate of climb, and performance. Super Heron’s air speed exceeds 150 KTAS (knots true airspeed).