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Airbus to operate Heron 1 drone aircraft for Germany also in Mali
Frankfurt, Germany - Similar to the mission in Afghanistan active since 2010
The German Defence Procurement Agency (BAAInBw) and Airbus Defence and Space have signed a contract to provide Heron 1 surveillance drone aircraft to support the Bundeswehr mission in Mali. Similar to the mission in Afghanistan active since 2010, the unmanned aerial systems (at remote control) will be leased from Israeli manufacturer IAI and operated by Airbus. Military missions will be also in future...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency