PICTURE: Israeli air force reveals sensor-equipped Eitan UAV




 
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October 17th, 2007  
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Topic: PICTURE: Israeli air force reveals sensor-equipped Eitan UAV


PICTURE: Israeli air force reveals sensor-equipped Eitan UAV
By Arie Egozi


The Israeli air force has for the first time displayed its Israel Aerospace Industries Eitan endurance unmanned air vehicle prototype with sensor payloads fitted.
Shown to the media at Tel-Nof air base on 8 October, the Eitan's displayed sensor fit comprises a belly-mounted synthetic aperture radar pod, and what appears to be a modified Elop advanced multi-sensor payload system beneath its nose. It also carries two conformal signals intelligence arrays - most likely interferometers - near the base of its satellite communications fairing.



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