Skies over central Israel will be shut for a brief period on November 26 for a
UAV exhibition due to be held in Rishon Lezion, organizers of the event
announced on Wednesday.
A range of unmanned vehicles that operate in the
land, air, and water will be displayed in both static exhibitions and in a live
display of their capabilities, the organizers added.
The salon will
feature all of Israel’s drone production industries, the iHLS website, which is
behind the event and focuses on homeland security news, stated. Unmanned naval
vehicles and unmanned ground vehicles, some of which are operational and some in
advanced development stages, will be exhibited, including the Urban Aeronautics
Air Mule, an aircraft designed to evacuate injured soldiers from
“Israel, known worldwide as a drone superpower, will
present its [unclassified] capabilities during the event, which has drawn
participants from all over the world,” a statement from iHLS said. The
exhibition will attract representatives from militaries and defense industries.