20 Mar '17, 11am

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The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) has declared full operational capability (FOC) for its Heron 1 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Built by Israel Aerospace Industries, the Heron 1 UAV is capable of providing fully-coloured real-time images and full-motion videos for commanders to make immediate decisions on the ground. The system is equipped with advanced avionics, detection capabilities, communications systems, fully automatic take-off and landing capabilities and longer flight endurance. Singapore Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen said: “The FOC of Heron 1 brings the RSAF’s unmanned aerial capabilities to the level of advanced militaries globally. "The Heron 1 is among the most advanced UAV systems in its class, able to perform several missions simultaneously as with a suite of state-of-the-art sensors and enhanced range.” “Apart from these conventional operation...

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Heron 1 UAV becomes operational in Singapore

Heron 1 UAV becomes operational in Singapore

upi.com 17 Mar '17, 4pm

March 17 (UPI) -- Singapore's defense ministry marked the full operational capability for its Heron 1 unmanned aerial vehi...

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uasvision.com 17 Mar '17, 7am

The Singapore Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen officiated at a ceremony to inaugurate the Heron 1 Unmanned Aerial Vehicl...

NSFs to help fly RSAF's new drone, Heron 1 - The Straits Times

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straitstimes.com 15 Mar '17, 9pm

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RSAF's new drone Heron 1 now combat-ready - The...

straitstimes.com 15 Mar '17, 10am

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RSAF ready to operate and deploy advanced surveillance drone - Channel NewsAsia

RSAF ready to operate and deploy advanced surve...

channelnewsasia.com 15 Mar '17, 10am

SINGAPORE: After five years of training and exercises, two Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) squadrons are now able t...

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defense-aerospace.com 17 Mar '17, 3pm

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defensenews.com 21 Mar '17, 8am

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solarindustrymag.com 21 Mar '17, 2pm

SolAero Technologies Corp. (SolAero), a provider of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and composite structural pro...