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Hero-120SF Loitering Munitions for US SOCOM

Hero-120 Launcher [UVision press release image]

UVision Inc. and Mistral Inc. have secured a $73 million contract to supply Hero-120SF Loitering Munitions for US SOCOM (Special Operations Command).

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Press Release, Stafford VA, 05 June 2024: UVision Inc., a global leader in aerial loitering systems, and Mistral Inc., a distinguished player in the US defence industry, have secured a $73,552,208 contract with the US Government to supply Hero-120SF Loitering Munitions for the US Special Operations Command. The contract includes munitions, spare parts, engineering change proposals, new equipment training, and conversion from organic precision fires-mounted to medium-range precision strike systems.

The Hero-120SF Loitering Munition System is a state-of-the-art, mid-range, anti-tank system designed specifically for heavy strikes against armoured targets like tanks, vehicles, and other hard targets on the modern battlefield. With its ability to cause minimal collateral damage and equipped with a range of multi-purpose warheads, the Hero-120SF provides operational users with an unparalleled effective engagement solution. Tailored for Special Forces operations, the Hero-120SF includes enhancements such as improved payload capacity, advanced guidance systems, and increased flexibility for deployment from various platforms.

UVision Hero-120 [UVision press release image]

Major General (Ret.) Avi Mizrachi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of UVision USA, stated, “This significant contract with the US Special Operations Command, a uniquely important entity, supported by our strong partnership with Mistral, underscores the commitment of both UVision and Mistral to provide cutting-edge technology and operational expertise to safeguard US national security.”

Production of the Hero-120SF will take place at UVision USA’s facilities in Virginia and at the new SAIC plant that opened in March. Mistral Inc, the exclusive representative of UVision in the USA, and the prime contractor of this contract, offering the Hero series to meet the discerning needs of the United States military will oversee the industrial and commercial aspects of the contract.

The work under this contract is expected to be completed by 2029.

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