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UAE Armed Forces sign for eight P.1HH HammerHead UAVs

Posted 10 March 2016 · Add Comment

The General Headquarters of the United Arab Emirates Armed Force (GHQ) has signed a contract with Abu Dhabi Autonomous Systems Investments (ADASI) for the acquisition of eight P.1HH HammerHead aircraft, multipurpose Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), designed and developed by Piaggio Aerospace.

All the aircraft will be equipped with EO/IR (Electro-Optical Infra-Red) cameras, radar and advanced communications systems. Part of the contract is also the integrated logistic support, including training.

The total contract value amounts to AED 1,327 million (€316 million).

Speaking at the Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference in Abu Dhabi, Mr Carlo Logli, CEO of Piaggio Aerospace, said: “This important contract recognises Piaggio Aerospace’s efforts in establishing a world-class military programme and state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities that position the business for long-term sustainable success.”

 

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