Robonic has delivered a third-generation Kontio pneumatic launcher to Leonardo, the company announced on 3 October.
The high-pressure pneumatic launcher is designed to launch tactical and target UAS. The transportable universal launcher can launch air vehicles of up to 140kg mass with a 70m/s exit velocity or alternatively 500kg mass at 37m/s.
Juha Moisio, managing director of Robonic, said: ‘Delivery of our Kontio launcher to Leonardo and Italy is a major milestone to develop our market and the advanced solutions to meet the demands of the target drone market. We are extremely proud of this delivery to Leonardo. This is a culmination of years of cooperation. We look forward to further strengthening our relationship with Leonardo.’