Abu Dhabi (Etihad)
EDGE, a group of advanced defense technology and other fields, and one of the 25 most important defense resources worldwide, revealed The world, about swarms of drones and their latest uses in unmanned aerial systems, on the first day of Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference (UMEX 2022), which will be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) ADNEC) and continues until February 23.
As part of its second participation as an official strategic partner for the event in UMEX, Edge presented swarms of Its drones, which are based on the Hunter 2 series of unmanned aerial vehicles developed by Halken, The leading regional manufacturer and supplier of precision-guided weapons and unmanned aerial systems. Ground-launched drones are designed to ensure decisive combat, as they fly According to a specific formation to perform a consistent task that confuses the opponent. Leveraging advanced AI technology, tactical drones share information with each other to track Their relative positions are maintained and maintained, and to engage targets effectively. The squadron of drones has a maximum take-off weight of 8 kg with a high level of intelligence and response While aiming at a target, which may include hostile fighter jets, on the tarmac at a military base, Or an incoming convoy of enemy armor, for example.
The drones are equipped to operate at mission-successful speeds, with a wide communication range and high endurance to fly. The winged drone can be launched within seconds, and it has a wingspan of between Their limbs are 1.44 meters while their length is 1.25 meters.
Commenting on the addition of swarms of unmanned aircraft to the Halken’s distinguished lineup of unmanned aircraft, Chief Executive Officer Saeed Al-Mansoori: “Artificial intelligence plays an important role in advancing the defense sector and other areas, and it intends to (EDGE) We will stay at the forefront of modern developments shaping our sector and the world at large, from our base in UAE. The level of independence provided by these squadrons of drones is an important achievement for us, and we Committed to accelerating research and development investments in these areas to quickly supply related products to the market in areas Autonomous systems and smart munitions.
The Edge pavilion at UMEX is an example of Halkin’s technological leadership in the field of unmanned aircraft, with its offerings such as the Shadow 25 and Shadow 50 drones, and the Hunter series of drones, launch tubes, and the REACH-S unmanned combat aerial vehicle.
It is noteworthy that UMEX is the only event in the Middle East dedicated to drones, robotics and systems unmanned systems and their components, and provides “EDGE” with the opportunity to display its capabilities and advanced solutions.