It could’ve been a racing drone; it’s now destroying enemy targets

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It has the body of a racing drone and the mind of a calculated assassin. Meet Elbit Systems’ Lanius: a “drone-based loitering munition” that leverages its top speed of 45 mph and high degrees of maneuverability to rush to a target before exploding.

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Israel allows drone to fly in civilian airspace in a world first

Israel has created aviation history by approving a drone to fly in civilian airspace and not restricting its flight to uncontrolled airspace. Following its certification by the Civil Aviation Authority of the State of Israel (CAAI), the Hermes Starliner UAS by Elbit Systems will now be able to fly at medium altitudes for a multitude of long-range missions, such as securing mass public events, environmental inspection missions, precision agriculture work, maritime search and rescue, as well as border security and anti-terror operations.

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Elbit System wins contract to supply its Hermes 900 drones

Drone manufacturer Elbit Systems has announced it has won a contract to supply an Asian country with its Hermes 900 drones. The contract is worth a huge $300 million and will see drones delivered to the unnamed country over the next five years.

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