As part of this year’s exhibition in Prague, the battle proven S45 Baalam unmanned aerial system, with its weaponized version and its traditional intelligence surveillance reconnaissance and targeting solutions, is part of the Hydra offer to the defense and security market to be exhibited in the Czech Republic. As a novelty, Hydra is also offering synthetic aperture radar (SAR) solutions on its platforms for special operations and coastal security and naval ISR.
The S45 is a dual-engine, 70 mile or 120 km line of sight range tactical system with an operational ceiling of 17,000 feet and 12 hours of effective mission time. It is equipped with state-of-the-art gimbal camera systems that include medium wave infrared and visual spectrum high-definition sensors with up to 130X zoom. The S45 also offers multiple solutions to support ground forces through advanced on-board radio repeater systems and state of the art remote video terminals.
Future Forces Forum is one of the most widely recognized and lauded trade shows of its kind in the world. The show centers around finding a variety of solutions for current and future problems for allied countries and their partners’ objectives within national and global security. The Forum addresses the latest trends and needs in defense and security area and helps to achieve the much sought-after interoperability within Joint All-Domain Operations environment.
“The Forum presents an enormous opportunity for Hydra and our commitment to bring creative and proven solutions to customers that will benefit from them in this important market,” said Ivan Vazquez, a marketing executive of Hydra Technologies. “We are very excited to participate in such a renowned exhibition, and even more excited to present our effective products to military forces that need them.”
Hydra Technologies has been providing proven solutions of this kind for the last 15 years to a multitude of countries. These include the traditional ISTAR solutions the company is known for, as well as new expendable platforms made by Hydra. Other models of Hydra’s reliable twin engine UAS family include the S50 (16-hour endurance), the S55 ARES (22-hour endurance) and the G3 (STOL single engine 10-hour endurance).
These systems have been deployed with success to different military, national security, and law enforcement end users, achieving the highest indexes of reliability in the market. This exhibition will show Hydra continues to broaden horizons in the region.