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$180,000,000 contract: Romania buys Watchkeeper X reconnaissance UAVs from Elbit Systems

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0,000,000 contract: Romania buys Watchkeeper X reconnaissance UAVs from Elbit Systems

Romania has signed a contract with the Israeli company Elbit Systems for the purchase of Watchkeeper X drones.

What is known

We are talking about three UAV complexes for the amount of $180,000,000. The contract also includes an option for an additional purchase of four more complexes. Deliveries of drones are expected for two years. By the way, UAVs will be produced at Romanian enterprises.


For those who are not in the know

The Watchkeeper X is a reconnaissance UAV that is the export version of the Watchkeeper WK45 (in service with the UK). The drone is equipped with a Spectro XR multispectral and electro-optical sensor. In addition, he boasts new communication features, as well as the ability to use weapons.

Source: Elbit Systems





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