An intelligence mini-UAV that began its service in 1992, and has since participated in routine security operations in Lebanon. It serves to locate terrorist targets and aids IAF planes while they carry out their attacks. In June of 1998, the IAF's Mini-UAV Squadron received improved 'Searcher 2
' UAVs. The Searcher 2s have backswept wings, a new engine, a new navigation system and advanced communications systems.