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​SOFINS: Counter terror UAVs on display

2nd April 2017 - 13:00 GMT | by Erwan de Cherisey in Souge, France


French company CM Drones showcased two specialist UAVs designed specifically for counter-terror operations at the SOFINS exhibition, near Bordeaux from 28-30 March.

The company promoted its Drone for Reconnaissance and Intervention in Perilous Environments (DRIMP) multirotor UAV and Drone for Interior Wired Operations (DOFIN) quadcopter mini UAV with the former already being trialled the French National Gendarmerie Intervention Group (GIGN).

The DRIMP is a quadcopter UAV designed to transport and deploy a grapple, hook or 20m rope ladder for rescue, crossing or assault operations on land or at sea. It is fully capable of operating in a maritime environment

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Erwan de Cherisey


Erwan de Cherisey

Erwan de Cherisey is a writer on international affairs and defence.

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