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UVision Hero-900


Expendable Heavy Attack Smart Loitering Munition UAV


Israel | 2012



"The UVision Hero-900 represents the largest available Smart Loitering Munition System in the UVision lineup."

Power & Performance
Those special qualities that separate one aircraft design from another. Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for the UVision Hero-900 Expendable Heavy Attack Smart Loitering Munition UAV.
1 x Gasoline engine driving a two-bladed propeller in pusher configuration.
Propulsion
155 miles
250 km | 135 nm
Operational Range
Structure
The nose-to-tail, wingtip-to-wingtip physical qualities of the UVision Hero-900 Expendable Heavy Attack Smart Loitering Munition UAV.
1
(MANNED)
Crew
214 lb
(97 kg)
Empty Weight
265 lb
(120 kg)
MTOW
Armament
Available supported armament and special-mission equipment featured in the design of the UVision Hero-900 Expendable Heavy Attack Smart Loitering Munition UAV .
1 x 20 kilogram warhead.
Variants
Notable series variants as part of the UVision Hero-900 family line.
Hero-900- Base Series Designation


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The Hero-900 is a strategic-level expendable Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) developed and manufactured by UVision of Israel and intended for the heavy-attack / Close-Air Support (CAS) role. The complete aircraft system weighs in at 97 kilograms, is armed a warhead of 20 kilograms, and ranges through Line-of-Sight (LoS) controlling up to 250 kilometers from the operator. The system can remain airborne for up to seven hours from launch and is powered by a gasoline-fueled propulsion scheme. The Hero-900 Like other UASs of the Hero line, the Hero-30 features straight, shoulder-mounted mainplanes with clipped tips, a X-style tailplane arrangement, and seats its twin-bladed propeller at the rear of the tubular, missile-shaped body. Optics and sensors are managed from the nose of the aircraft.

Expendable "loitering munitions" have become the current call-of-the-day regarding the modern battlefield as more and more world powers (great and small) move towards unmanned systems (known generically as "drones"). The relatively low-cost, easy-to-operate, and expendable nature (also termed "suicidal" or "kamikaze") of certain designs means these applications are employed in greater numbers than ever before - changing the modern battlefield considerably.

Other options in the Hero line include the Hero-90 man-portable, tactical-level loitering munition and Hero-120 short-ranged loitering munition.

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Operators
Global customers who have evaluated and/or operated the UVision Hero-900. Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national aircraft listing.

Total Production: 100 Units

Contractor(s): UVision Air Ltd - Israel
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Image courtesy UVision marketing material.

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