Hellenic Navy IAI Heron drone making Aegean sea patrol mission.
The drone is departed from Skyros AB and made the mission over central Aegean sea islands near Turkish border.
The Heron is a medium-altitude, long-endurance type platform used around the world for strategic and tactical missions.
According to IAI, it can fly for up to 45 hours and is able to reach an altitude of 35,000 feet.
The Israeli Defense Ministry leased a naval version (featuring maritime patrol radars and satellite communications as well as day/night capabilities) of IAI’s Heron to Greece in 2020 for a period of more than three years. .