Technology

LOITERING MUNITIONS TECHNOLOGY

UVision’s HERO Family is an all-inclusive loitering munition solution designed to meet the complex requirements of the modern battlefield. Tailored to meet specific customer requirements, HERO incorporates a wide range of advanced, cost-effective technologies to enable high-precision terminal engagement with minimal collateral damage.
Suitable for deployment from air, land and sea, HERO features high-speed transit flight and low-speed loitering, depending on the tactical or strategic needs of the mission. Automated flight to target areas allow user-friendly control; final targets are visually selected ensuring full mission control. UVision’s solutions incorporate advanced airborne guidance, a unique cruciform configuration, navigation systems, abort and recovery capabilities, embedded simulators and C4 stations fully integrated with high-speed data links.

Loitering Munitions

Unique cruciform configuration – improved endurance, lift and maneuverability ensuring high accuracy against static or moving targets.

Comprehensive operational range ‒ from 5km short-range tactical strikes to 250km long-range strategic operations

Multiple launcher options – compact pneumatic launcher with low thermal and acoustic signature, as well as rail or multi-tube canister launcher enabling several launches in quick succession

Stabilized EO/IR Seeker Payload – 3-axis gimballed day and night (thermal) cameras onboard and available for user choice of viewing mode

Triple Mode Fuse – A laser-based sensor operating a standalone range detector for proximity mode and additional point detonation and delay modes

Multipurpose munition– Loitering munitions include large warhead relative to air-vehicle size and effective against a wide variety of targets

Data link terminal – real-time intelligence and transmission of target image and surrounding area

Operator Control Unit (OCU) – intuitive, portable tablet for complete control of the exact time and direction of the attack

Advanced abort and recovery – Loitering munition includes Touch button mission: abort capability and automatic reentry into the loitering mode, target re-engagement or return to the recovery area using a parachute

Training and embedded simulator – virtual realistic environment for advanced operator training

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