The AWHERO is a state-of-the-art Short Range Tactical Rotary Unmanned Air Vehicle (RUAV), that incorporates the Leonardo Helicopter Division experience in the helicopter design and productions.
AWHERO design criteria reflects the state of the art of the international regulations and comply with both civil and military requirements; it is developed for land and maritime operations, where reliability and operational safety is paramount.
The AWHERO is the perfect low cost/low maintenance solution for civil, military and homeland security applications.
The System is equipped with a interoperable Ground Control Station (GCS) with an advanced Human Machine Interface. SW-4 ’Solo’/AWHERO common GCS provides an interface which can be used to control and monitor a single or multiple RUAV missions at the same time, from takeoff to landing. It also provides effective control of RUAV payloads and allows sensor data transmitted from the RUAV to be monitored.
SW-4 ’Solo’/AWHERO common GCS can be deployed in different hardware configurations according to customer needs: desk mounted, transportable or standalone rugged for use in the field.
Civil/Government Applications are:
Critical Infrastructure Monitoring, Agroforestal Applications, Resource Exploitation, Environmental, Sanitarian, Historical Heritage and Disaster Relief – Damage Assesment
Military Applications are:
Battlefield, Intelligence, Surveillance, Targeting and Reconnaissance, Cargo Re-Supply
Maritime Applications are:
Intelligence, Surveillance, Targeting and Reconnaissance, Beyond Line of Sight Comms Relay and Cargo Re-Supply.