Silver Arrow HERMES 450
Silver Arrow HERMES 450

Silver Arrow HERMES 450

Hermes 450 is a multipurpose drone created by Silver Arrow. It is actively used for patrolling, monitoring, adjusting fire support, reconnaissance and communications support in case of hostilities. The device is completely composed of composite materials, thereby making it difficult for the enemy’s air defense systems to detect. The traditional complex of electronic equipment includes an infrared rangefinder, search radar Elta EL / M-2022H, color television camera ESP-600C or monochrome Controp ESP-1H and Controp FSP-1 FLIR. In addition, containers that have MOSP or IAI Tamam POP sensors can be additionally installed. In carrying out his tasks, he flies offline using GPS data. The vehicle lands and takes off from a poorly prepared runway (up to 350 m). Reconnaissance complex includes 4-6 UAV, ground terminal and control system of Elbit company.

His first combat mission, he performed in April 1994 years. Three years later, the company has created a new Silver Arrow modification Hermes 450S single engine.

UAV was used to replace the IDF reconnaissance drones Scout.

Silver arrow HERMES 450. Characteristics:

Modification Hermes 450S
Wingspan, m 10.50
Length m 6.10
Height, m 1.80
Wing area, m2 8.20
Weight, kg
empty 200
maximum take-off 450
engine's type 1 PD AR 801
Power, hp X 1 52
Maximum speed km / h 176
Cruising speed, km / h 130
Radius of action, km 200
Flight duration, h to 20
Practical ceiling, m 6100

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