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Paris Air Show: EMSA signs off on UAS capabilities

21st June 2017 - 11:38 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Paris


The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) was named in two deals this week for fixed-wing and VTOL unmanned systems that will be used to provide environmental monitoring as well as sea surveillance and security.

The Tekever and Collecte Localisation Satellites consortium has been chosen by EMSA to create a European maritime surveillance and environmental monitoring system based around unmanned systems. The company said that the services will be based on the AR5 UAS, which has been developed extensively to meet the EMSA programme.

According to Tekever the two-year framework contracts signed with EMSA are worth up to €77 million

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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