Elbit Systems has selected the Selex Galileo Gabbiano radar to equip its Hermes UAVs, Selex Galileo has announced.
The mechanically scanned Gabbiano T20 radar will be installed on the Hermes 450 UAV, while the T200 variant will be installed on the Hermes 900, the firm said in a statement.
The Gabbiano radars will offer sea and terrestrial scanning, as well as SAR and ISAR imagery. The first T20 radar will be delivered by Selex by year end.
Selex Galileo, a unit of Italy’s Finmeccanica, said the radar has now been selected by five customers for installation on the Hermes 450, Hermes 900, the ATR 42 aircraft, the AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter, the Beechcraft B350ER, and for coastal surveillance sheltered installations.