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Norway seeks VTOL UAV for coast guard vessel testing

19th February 2019 - 09:00 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in London


A tender has been issued seeking a VTOL UAV which will be used for the testing of its potential to carry out surveillance from a Norwegian coast guard vessel

Under Project VTOL UAS, the selected aircraft will be delivered as a package and used to test the potential of using unmanned systems to increase the ‘safety and emergency preparedness’ of the coast guard in the Arctic region, and will be operated from the Andøya Test Center (ATC) in Andenes, which is part of the Andøya Space Center (ASC).

‘ATC/ASC has a strong UAV section which has operated for many

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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