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BGAN links with unmanned aircraft for disaster response

6th November 2008 - 05:34 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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A major disaster recovery exercise in Scandinavia relied on Inmarsat BGAN to send vital images to help emergency responders worldwide.

The Triplex 2008 event on the border of Sweden and Norway used an unmanned aircraft to survey the "disaster zone".

Images captured were sent via a BGAN terminal once the ...

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