|IAI Heron UAS. Photo: Wikimedia
[Avionics Today 07-06-2016] RADA, an Israel-based defense electronics contractor, has confirmed that the Heron TP Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) is equipped with several RADA-made avionics units that are integrated into its avionics suite. The confirmation follows publications in the Israeli press regarding the potential transaction of Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) Heron TP.
RADA has supplied units for previous Heron TP orders over the past several years. The company says it has not received any firm order to date as part of the above-mentioned transaction, however, the company believes that should it be carried out, it would potentially generate considerable revenue for RADA.
"RADA has invested significant resources over the past decade to develop and integrate state-of-the-art avionics for UAVs, including aboard the Heron TP, and we are looking forward to benefiting from the sales of these systems,” said Zvi Alon, RADA's CEO.