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Czech institute looks to civil UAS market

6th March 2013 - 15:11 GMT | by Lubomir Sedlak in Prague


The Czech Military Technical Institute (VTU) has begun offering its UAV designs to new civil clients, such as those in the local energy sector, for the purpose of infrastructure inspection. The institute has, also approached the local police service to see if it has interest in the system for surveillance purposes.

One of the UAVs under consideration is fixed-wing while the other system is vertical take-off and landing (VTOL). The most expensive component of both these UAVs is the gyro-stabilised head that contains a camera for day vision as well as an infra-red one for night use plus a laser

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Lubomir Sedlak


Lubomir Sedlak

Lubomír Sedlák is a feelance journalist based in Prague who reports on a variety of …

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