Star is born: “Hermes 900” UAV christened
The Hermes 900 UAV, manufactured by the Israeli company Elbit Systems, received its official Hebrew name in the IAF: “Kochav” (Star in Hebrew). The Kochav UAV strengthens the UAV arm of the IAF and is designed for HALE (High Altitude Long Endurance) reconnaissance missions
The Israeli-built UAV serves at the Palmachim airbase and takes part in all kinds of reconnaissance missions and special missions.
The Kochav UAV, which is manufactured by the Israeli company Elbit System, has joined the UAV Division of the IAF. It possesses a wide range of capabilities, including the ability to carry out missions in all weather conditions.
The Kochav has innovative UAV capabilities: automatic take-off, landing and braking capabilities. Additionally, it can carry multiple payloads, allowing it to perform several missions during a single flight.