The SD-150 Hero Rotorcraft Unmanned Aerial System ( RUAS ) is a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft from Sistemi Dinamici S.p.A., a joint venture between IDS Corp and AgustaWestland.
In 2019 renamed as AWHERO
Leonardo Academy Certificated for Drone Training, 25-Mar-20 : #drones Leonardo’ Helicopter Training Academy in Sesto Calende (Northern Italy) named Authorized Training Organization Certificate for light and very light drones. Comprehensive training and mission planning package development launched for the AWHERO RUAS
Leonardo at UMEX 2020, 24-Feb-20 : #UMEX2020 Leonardo featuring the AWHERO helicopter drone at the UMEX unmanned systems exhibition, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 23-25
Leonardo AWHero in First OCEAN2020 Demonstration, 19-Nov-19 : #OCEAN2020 The first of the European funded OCEAN2020 demonstration taken place in the Mediterranean with Italian Frigates Fasan and Martinengo with Leonardo’ remote piloted helicopters AW HERO and SW-4 Solo. The second demonstration will take place in 2020 in the Baltic Sea
EDA OCEAN2020 Program, 12-Jan-18 : European Defence Agency (EDA)’ OCEAN2020 will boost development of naval unmanned platforms. Leonardo will lead a team of 42 partner companies and defence ministries of five countries. Demo for 2019