South Korea picks Elbit UAV

Elbit Systems has announced that its Skylark II unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was selected by the South Korean military.

Elbit Systems Ltd. (Haifa, Israel) announced on Dec. 17 that its Skylark II unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was selected by the South Korean military. The Skylark II mini UAV system is designed for data collection, observation and target acquisition missions for ranges exceeding 60 km.

The Skylark II system includes the UAVs and ground control station. The system is deployed using Humvee class field vehicles equipped with an integral launcher for point launch and recovery, and an advanced dual-station ground control station. It provides advanced, high-performance ISTAR capabilities and is designed for both military and homeland defense missions.