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Mobile Tethered Hovering System targets small vehicles.

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Mobile Tethered Hovering System targets small vehicles.

Jun 24, 2014 - Completely autonomous and stable, HoverMast-100 is intended for small vehicles, including pick-up trucks, UGVs, USVs, boats, communication vehicles, and ground stations. System supplies data in real-time to forces in field while providing 360° over-the-hill vision, making it suitable for surveillance and observation missions. Running on electricity from silenced generator installed on vehicle, system offers unlimited 24/7 continuous operation and can carry payloads up to 6 kg.

Sky Sapience - Yokneam, ISR

Original Press Release

Eurosatory 2014: Sky Sapience Introduces HoverMast-100, the Only Mobile Tethered Hovering Platform for Small Vehicles

Press release date: Jun 12, 2014

The system is ideal for surveillance and observation missions – providing 360⁰ over-the-hill vision in real time to forces in the field
HoverMast-100 is in operation in the IDF and has been chosen by leading forces around the world

Sky Sapience - a leading developer of mobile, tethered, hovering  platforms - will introduce the unique, HoverMast-100 hovering system for small vehicles, for the first time to the International Market at Eurosatory 2014, taking place in Paris June 16-20, Israel National Pavilion, Hall 6, Stand 591. 

Completely autonomous and stable, the HoverMast-100 system is the only mobile, tethered hovering platform for small vehicles. It is designed for a wide range of vehicles, including pick-up trucks, UGVs, USVs, boats, communication vehicles, and ground stations, and is suitable for military, HLS, law enforcement, border control, and civilian uses.  Supplying data in real time to forces in the field while providing 360⁰ over-the-hill vision, it is ideal for surveillance and observation missions. The system has already been supplied to the IDF and selected by several international customers.

Within seconds, the lightweight system is already in the air at a height of 50 m. Running on electricity from a silenced generator installed on the vehicle, it enables unlimited 24/7 continuous operation.  It can carry payloads up to 6 kg - including CCD/IR cameras, radars, lasers, EO, hyprospectral sensors, SIGINT and cellular antennas. The cable that connects to the base unit serves as the power source and is also used for the transfer of data via a wideband data link. The system is made of advanced composite materials, is impermeable to water and dust, and operates in adverse weather conditions.

The HoverMast-100 - a compact, mobile, electric-powered, tethered aerial platform was recently demonstrated at sea and on land for key foreign customers - proving very effective for border control, observation and surveillance missions in both land and maritime environments

According to Brig. Gen. (Res.) Gabriel Shachor, Founder and CEO of Sky Sapience, "We are proud to present the HoverMast-100 for the first time to the international market at Eurosatory 2014. We hope to forge many lasting and mutually beneficial business relationships here. We've invested significant effort in the system's R&D, which meets the critical need of the forces in the field for immediate surveillance and observation."  Shachor continues, "With the completion of our in-house production facility, we will soon supply HoverMast units to both our local and international customers.   

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About Sky Sapience
Sky Sapience was founded in 2010 with headquarters located in Israel. Its dedicated team members are experts in the fields of aeronautics, robotics, computer programming, electronics and business management. It maintains two R&D and experiment facilities, a fully enclosed telemetry laboratory, as well as an in-house production line. With its flagship product, the HoverMast-100, a stabilized tethered platform, it leads the way in mobile, tethered hovering technologies.

Contact Information – Sky Sapience
At Eurosatory: Indoor Exhibit – Hall 6, Stand D-591 | Outdoor Demo Area 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily.
Tel. +972-4-9591777 | Mobile +972-54-7655554