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02:47 PM, November 29, 2018
Schiebel Wins European Maritime Safety Agency Contract
Schiebel's Camcopter S-100

Schiebel has won a maritime surveillance service provision contract by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) to supply Camcopter S-100 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) services.

The UAVs will be equipped with L3 Wescam MX-10 Electro-Optical/Infra-Red (EO/IR) camera gimbal, an Overwatch Imaging PT-8 Oceanwatch payload and an Automatic Identification System (AIS) receiver, Schiebel said in a statement Thursday.

The Camcopter S-100  has a maximum take-off weight (MTOW) of 200 kilograms (440 lb, about 6 hour endurance, maximum speed of 220 kilometres per hour (140 mph) and a ceiling of 5,500 metres (18,000 ft). It is powered by a 55 horsepower (41 kW) Diamond engine and can carry various payloads, such as electro-optics and infrared sensors.

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