Greece to lease “Heron” drone for border surveillance

The Greek army is to lease Israel’s “Heron” drone surveillance system for three years, with an option to purchase the system at the end of the period.

The Heron system, equipped with day and night activity radars, maritime patrol and satellite communications, will carry out missions in various areas for a long stay, such as: maritime patrol, protection of maritime and land boundaries, illegal transit of goods and people, search and rescue and management Natural disasters.

The system has been operational in the IDF and many other countries around the world for decades.

Israel hopes to sign additional security agreements with Greece and other European countries to help them meet the challenges Security in the Corona era and in general.