Thursday, August 4, 2022

Azerbaijan demonstrate for the first time it’s Hermes 900 capability

The State Border Service of Azerbaijan Republic for the first time displayed a number of new weapons and vehicles at tactical exercises in the Caspian Sea from 11 to 14 August.

That was reported by

The State Border Service of Azerbaijan Republic has released video footage demonstrating a capability of the country’s Hermes 900 multi-role MALE unmanned aircraft system. According to the video information, the shooting image was shot from 5030 meters above the Hermes 900 tactical UAS.


The Hermes 900 is an Israeli medium size multi-payload unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designed by Elbit Systems for medium altitude long endurance (MALE) tactical missions. It features over-the-horizon, persistent multi-mission, multi-payload capabilities with a class-leading payload carrying capacity of 350 kg. Hermes 900 is capable of performing missions for area dominance and persistent ISTAR (intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance).

Video from Hermes 900 during tactical exercise
Video from Hermes 900 during tactical exercise

If you wish to report grammatical or factual errors within our news articles, you can let us know by using the online feedback form.

If you would like to show your support for what we are doing, here's where to do it:

Executive Editor

About this Author

Dylan Malyasov
Defense journalist and commentator. Aviation photographer. Dylan leads Defence Blog's coverage of global military news, focusing on engineering and technology across the U.S. defense industry.