Air Platforms

Netherlands procures Black Hornet micro UAVs

08 May 2018

The Dutch MoD is procuring Black Hornet rotary-wing micro UAVs for the Royal Netherlands Army and Marines. (Dutch MoD)The Dutch MoD is procuring Black Hornet rotary-wing micro UAVs for the Royal Netherlands Army and Marines. (Dutch MoD)On 2 May, the Dutch Ministry of Defence (MoD) signed a contract with Prox Dynamics of Norway to procure dozens of Black Hornet rotary-wing micro unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for the Royal Netherlands Army and Marines.

Buying the micro-UAVs off the shelf will avoid teething problems and therefore unexpected financial surprises, according to the Dutch MoD.

Prox Dynamics has already trained the first Dutch trainers in operating the Black Hornet, the ministry reported.

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