Israeli company Innocon has been selected to supply its Micro Falcon unmanned air vehicle to an Indian law enforcement agency. Innocon’s chief executive Zvika Nave says the manufacturer has teamed with an Indian partner, complying with the terms of New Delhi’s “Make in India” procurement policy.
Nave says the Micro Falcon has a flight endurance of more than 3h, and can be operated by one person. With a maximum take-off weight of 5kg (11b), the UAV carries a belly-mounted electro-optical/infrared payload. It is recovered by a parachute that returns the air vehicle to the ground on its back, to protect its sensor package.
Nave says the Micro Falcon is also equipped with a data link which enables a communication range of 16nm (30km). He adds that the UAV was also recently selected by an undisclosed European country, which will use the system for training purposes.