HAIFA, Israel, 3 Aug. 2008.Elbit Systems Ltd. in Haifa, Israel is supplying the Australian army with Skylark I unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for an estimated value of several million dollars, Elbit officials say. It is Australia's third Skylark order.
The Skylark I mini-UAV system is a man-pack configuration for day and night observation and data collection from distances as far away as six to ten miles. Soldiers in the field are able to launch the unmanned aircraft.
Several armies worldwide use the Skylark I, which operates in areas like Afghanistan and Iraq. For more information contact Elbit online at www.elbitsystems.com.