(July 14, 2021 / Israel Hayom) The Israeli Air Power launched a global drone train on Monday, internet hosting pilots from 5 different international locations, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit mentioned in an announcement.
“Blue Guardian” is the primary worldwide drone-focused army train ever held, in accordance with the assertion. Aviation groups from america, Britain, Germany, Italy and France have joined the IAF for the drill, which is able to run for 2 weeks and see drones fly primarily over the Palmachim airbase in central Israel.
The international pilots can have the prospect to fly IAF Hermes-450 unmanned aerial automobiles, the army mentioned.
The train will see the groups “simulate numerous eventualities, together with floor troop assist, reconnaissance, and intelligence collections missions and cooperation with numerous forces within the air,” in accordance with the assertion.
“Israel is a pioneer within the area of unmanned aerial automobiles,” IAF Commander Maj. Gen. Amikam Norkin mentioned on Tuesday.
“This train presents a platform for mutual research and progress,” mentioned Norkin. “The train has nationwide significance and affect in establishing the air power on the worldwide stage,” he added.
This text first appeared in Israel Hayom.