Unidentified Israeli Saar IV/V Class Replaces Phalanx With Drone Launcher

February 15, 2019 – Airbase website in Russia reporting an Israeli Saar IV/V is now fitted with at Hero-900 drone launcher in place of the MK15 Phalanx mounting.

For strategic operations that require significant munitions, the Hero-900 is capable of carrying a 20 kg warhead and enduring 7 hours of flight time. With an extremely long range of 250 km, the Hero-900 is highly effective on the modern battlefield.

Weight (kg): 97
Warhead (kg): 20
Range (LOS): 250 km
Endurance (hr): 7
Engine: Gasoline
Launch method: Launcher/Canister