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Archytas Drone: Test flight and program completion schedule

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The Greek Minister of Finance issued a statement informing about the developments of the ARCHYTAS program that intends to produce an autonomous aerial vehicle (drone) and revealed that a second upgraded system is being prepared.

The following follows statement of the Greek Minister of Finance Mr. Christos Staikouras, regarding the progress of the work of the “Archytas” program:

The implementation process of the “Archytas” Program, which aims at the design and industrial production of an autonomous multi-purpose aerial vehicle (drone), on behalf of the wider Public Sector, completed the 3rd quarter.

The project is an initiative and is funded by the Ministry of Finance. It is implemented, in terms of research-design part, in collaboration with the universities Aristotle of Thessaloniki, Democritus of Thrace, Thessaly, and Hellenic Aerospace Industry.

UAV ARCHYTAS
PHOTO: Hellenic MoD

Industrial production is undertaken by the Hellenic Aerospace Industry.

Based on the quarterly evaluation of those responsible, the implementation of the program is progressing according to plan.

The structural design of the system is in progress and, at the same time, the supply and control of devices-materials for the system to be produced.

During the 4th quarter, until the end of August, the aforementioned procedures will continue.

From the beginning of October, the pilot flights will start, initially with an operational model under scale, and the organization of the special industrial production lines in Hellenic Aerospace Industry.

The project “Archytas” is expected to be completed around the end of 2023 – first two months of 2024.

At the same time, preparations are underway for a second, upgraded system, in cooperation with the Ministries of Finance, National Defense and Development and Investment.

Greece moves forward, utilizing all its creative powers. It is becoming more and more powerful,” the Greek Minister of Finance said in a statement.

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