David Vaaknin

Israel’s Silicon Wadi for Institutional Investor Magazine

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Creative Director: Ed Johnson


Photos for a story about the 2016 Unmanned Systems and Robotics Conference. You can read the story online

The Orbiter 3 a Small Tactical Unmanned Aerial System manufactured by the Israeli company Aeronautics Defense Systems
The Orbiter 3, a Small Tactical Unmanned Aerial System (STUAS) manufactured by the Israeli company Aeronautics Defense Systems, is seen during a live demonstration at the Unmanned Systems and Robotics Conference (AUS&R 2016) in Rishon LeZion, Israel, on September 19, 2016.
An employee of Aeronautics Defense Systems operates the Orbiter 3 a Small Tactical Unmanned Aerial System manufactured by the Israeli company Aeronautics Defense Systems
An employee of Aeronautics Defense Systems operates the Orbiter 3 (not pictured), a Small Tactical Unmanned Aerial System (STUAS) manufactured by the Israeli company Aeronautics Defense Systems, on display at the Unmanned Systems and Robotics Conference (AUS&R 2016) in Rishon LeZion, Israel, on September 19, 2016.
An employee of General Robotics demonstrates loading a 9mm Glock pistol to The DOGO Robot a tactical combat robot manufactured by the Israeli company General Robotics
An employee of General Robotics demonstrates loading a 9mm Glock pistol to The DOGO Robot, a tactical combat robot manufactured by the Israeli company General Robotics, during a live demonstration at the Unmanned Systems and Robotics Conference (AUS&R 2016) in Rishon LeZion, Israel, on September 19, 2016.
An Israeli soldier takes a photograph of the Super Heron HF Medium Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Aircraft System manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries IAI
An Israeli soldier takes a photograph of the Super Heron HF Medium Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), on display at the Unmanned Systems and Robotics Conference (AUS&R 2016) in Rishon LeZion, Israel, on September 19, 2016.
A convention visitor touches the Orbiter 3 a Small Tactical Unmanned Aerial System manufactured by the Israeli company Aeronautics Defense Systems
A convention visitor touches the Orbiter 3, a Small Tactical Unmanned Aerial System (STUAS) manufactured by the Israeli company Aeronautics Defense Systems, on display at the Unmanned Systems and Robotics Conference (AUS&R 2016) in Rishon LeZion, Israel, on September 19, 2016.
An Argentine Military Officer takes a photo of The Cormorant a Tactical Unmanned Aerial System  with vertical take-off and landing capabilities developed by the Israeli company Tactical Robotics
An Argentine Military Officer takes a photo of The Cormorant, a Tactical Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) with vertical take-off and landing capabilities, developed by the Israeli company Tactical Robotics, on display at the Unmanned Systems and Robotics Conference (AUS&R 2016) in Rishon LeZion, Israel, on September 19, 2016.
Convention visitors look at The Cormorant a tactical Unmanned Aerial System with vertical take-off and landing capabilities developed by the Israeli company Tactical Robotics
Convention visitors look at The Cormorant, a tactical Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) with vertical take-off and landing capabilities, developed by the Israeli company Tactical Robotics, on display at the Unmanned Systems and Robotics Conference (AUS&R 2016) in Rishon LeZion, Israel, on September 19, 2016.
A student from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology shows an unmanned air system developed in cooperation with the Israeli company Elbit Systems
A student from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, shows an unmanned air system developed in cooperation with the Israeli company Elbit Systems, to convention visitors at the Unmanned Systems and Robotics Conference (AUS&R 2016) in Rishon LeZion, Israel, on September 19, 2016.
The target acquisition control center of an unmanned air system developed by students from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology in cooperation with the Israeli company Elbit Systems
The target acquisition control center of an unmanned air system developed by students from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology in cooperation with the Israeli company Elbit Systems, is seen at the Unmanned Systems and Robotics Conference (AUS&R 2016) in Rishon LeZion, Israel, on September 19, 2016.
Convention visitors look at a variety of unmanned aircraft systems and drones manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries IAI
Convention visitors look at a variety of unmanned aircraft systems and drones manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), on display at the Unmanned Systems and Robotics Conference (AUS&R 2016) in Rishon LeZion, Israel, on September 19, 2016.
A convention visitor tests a Galaxy Gear VR virtual reality device
A convention visitor tests a Galaxy Gear VR virtual reality device at the Unmanned Systems and Robotics Conference (AUS&R 2016) in Rishon LeZion, Israel, on September 19, 2016.
Convention visitors observe and take photos during a live demonstration of the Orbiter 2
Convention visitors observe and take photos during a live demonstration of the Orbiter 2 (not pictured), a Small Tactical Unmanned Aerial System (STUAS) manufactured by the Israeli company Aeronautics Defense Systems, on display at the Unmanned Systems and Robotics Conference (AUS&R 2016) in Rishon LeZion, Israel, on September 19, 2016.
A convention visitor looks at a live demonstration of the Orbiter 3 a Small Tactical Unmanned Aerial System manufactured by the Israeli company Aeronautics Defense Systems
A convention visitor looks at a live demonstration of the Orbiter 3, a Small Tactical Unmanned Aerial System (STUAS) manufactured by the Israeli company Aeronautics Defense Systems, on display at the Unmanned Systems and Robotics Conference (AUS&R 2016) in Rishon LeZion, Israel, on September 19, 2016.
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