The battalion’s eyes: the sky racer “Fortune”-the next generation

לוחם בשטח מטיס כטב”ם מדגם “רוכב שמיים”. צילום ארכיון: דובר צה”ל

New model of the IDF’s most advanced UAV is expected to come in soon for use in field operations, intended to arm the troops. He weighs about 20 kg and is equipped with advanced cameras.

תאריך: 03/07/2013, 11:44    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

In the coming months will enter operational use in new model army drones
(Unmanned aerial vehicle) “Ride the sky” for troops in the field. “Sky Rider-
B, which is currently under trial, intended for use in the field Battalion soldiers for aerial intelligence picture in real time. The rider’s weight is 4 kg and is equipped with cameras that produce an image of the battlefield in the area where the actual Regiment.

Video archive: flight of the drones ‘ Sky racer

The new model of “riding” opens with the needle and weaponry and provided by the company “Elbit”. Integration in the field is expected to provide operational control, benefits include improvements in, the system will be connected to communication control system and “Holocaust”. The vision in the GoC army headquarters is that each battalion would be on land.
“Sky Rider” to help in the task. In the coming years a significant expansion planned for use in Fortune GoC army headquarters, and thus increase their responsibility under the unit.

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“Sky Rider” unit works closely with the various IDF forces deployed in various sectors accompanied the air manipulated everywhere are running unmanned aerial vehicles of all sizes, with Visual information collections and allows preserving the powers and intelligence about satisfaction targets assault. The only issues on fighters backs drones equipped with special cameras and interpreted it in the field when needed. The filming information moves instantly to screens that are or
Situation or by c-level controls, and provide updated and that operational decisions are made.

Translated from Hebrew