Madrid-based Alpha Unmanned Systems, SL is pleased to announce that the Volcani Center of Israel has acquired two of its Sniper Helicopter Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for use in agricultural research.
This is the first sale by Alpha Unmanned Systems to a company in Israel and marks a milestone in Alpha’s international development. Israel is the most developed and competitive market in the world for UAVs, with many successful national manufacturers.
The Volcani Center selected Alpha’s Sniper Helicopters because they provide a reliable platform to test the latest agricultural imagery-related technologies. The Sniper’s long autonomous flight times of 120 minutes and proven reliability ensure that commercial grade applications can be developed and tested.
Victor Alchanatis of the Volcani Center states, “We are delighted to include the latest UAV technology for agricultural monitoring and are very pleased to be working with Alpha in Spain. Alpha´s products enable us to extend our research within budget and extend agricultural investigation using the latest UAV and imaging technology available.”
Eric Freeman, CEO of Alpha Unmanned Systems, states, “We are delighted to have the Volcani Center, a world-class agricultural research center, as a new client. Israel is the most developed and competitive UAV market worldwide. Supporting the Volcani Center demonstrates that our Sniper Platform is extremely versatile and competitive. Agricultural use represents the greatest growth opportunity for UAV technologies worldwide in the mid and long term.”