Major drone contract for Israeli firm

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Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems has won a contract worth $153 million to supply the army of a country in south-east Asia with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

The contract will be executed over 22 months. Elbit did not name the country.



Under the contract, Elbit will supply more than a thousand THOR multi-rotor vertical take-off and landing mini-UAS, scores of Skylark LEX, Skylark 3 and Hermes 450 tactical UAS as well as ground control stations.