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Inmarsat makes UAV play as emerging partnerships take-off

30th May 2019 - 14:00 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


The UK mobile satellite provider Inmarsat is seeking to increase its civil UAV sector footprint having established a set of five new partnerships with drone operators to support BVLOS operations.

Each of the collaborations use the Cobham manufactured aviator UAV 200 SATCOM terminal, with Inmarsat acting as a partner of the solution and operators benefiting from an ability of the system to send data at 200kb/s.

The five recent partnerships initially started in February comprise of operators: Silent Falcon, Robot Aviation, Flylogix, A-techSYN and Alpha Unmanned Systems.

The partners' missions for each relate to wildfire aerial mapping, SAR, offshore inspections,

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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