DEFEA 2021: Elbit Systems showcases the Seagull USV

The Israeli firm Elbit Systems showcases a model of the Seagull USV during the Defence Exhibition DEFEA 2021. Elbit Systems Ltd. is an Israel-based international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of programs throughout the world.

SAAB exhibits products and solutions for maritime defense IMDEX 2019 925 001A model of Seagull Unmanned Surface Vessel (Picture source: Army Recognition)

The Seagull Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) systems have superior mine counter measures (MCM) capability. This USV facilitates end-to-end mine hunting operations, including detection, classification, location, identification and neutralization of bottom, moored and drifting sea mines while taking the sailor out of the mine field.

The Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) capability provides the navy with a significant tactical advantage by effectively deterring and threatening enemy submarines using an available asset with significantly lower risk.

Featuring switchable, modular mission payload suites, Seagull can perform ASW and MCM, electronic warfare (EW), maritime security (MS), hydrography and other missions using the same vessels, mission control system and data links.

Drawing on decades of Elbit Systems’ unmanned systems experience and leadership, Seagull offers navies a true force multiplier. Seagull delivers enhanced performance to naval operations, reducing risk to human life and dramatically cutting procurement and operating costs.

The Seagull is armed with a 12.7 mm remote controlled weapon system, torpedo launching system and a nonlethal weapon system. It also features electronic support measures (ESM) and electronic counter measures (ECM), electro-optical sensor, expendable mine disposal vehicles and diver's neutralization system.

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