Croatia’s Maritime Safety Directorate has selected Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) for Coast Guard functions, according to a mobilization request the country sent to the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA).
The Camcopter S-100 will be deployed in the summer of 2019 to assist in maritime Coast Guard functions such as search and rescue, monitoring and surveillance, ship and port security, vessel traffic, environmental protection and response, ship casualty assistance, as well as accident and disaster response, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
The UAS will be based on the island of Brač and will carry out regular patrolling flights, on-demand incident monitoring missions and specific inspection operations. It will execute these tasks equipped with an L3 Wescam Electro-Optical / Infra-Red (EO/IR) camera gimbal, an Overwatch Imaging PT-8 Oceanwatch payload and an Automatic Identification System (AIS) receiver.
EMSA awarded the multi-year maritime surveillance contract for a Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) to Schiebel in November 2018. In execution of this contract, Schiebel will provide simultaneous maritime surveillance services to several European Union (EU) member states and EU bodies.
Schiebels CAMCOPTER S-100 Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Air System (UAS) has been selected by Norways Andøya Test Center to carry out extensive search and rescue trials as part of the Arctic 2030 project. According to the company, the CAMCOPTER S-100 in its typical configuration can operate for six hours continuously
Schiebel conducted trials of its Camcopter S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) for a European oil and gas corporation in Rivers State, Nigeria, from 27 to 30 January 2019. The international oil and gas industry has shown increasing interest in employing UAS to effectively monitor and control oil and gas infrastructure, both onshore and offshore
Schiebel, in cooperation with ELTA Systems and Overwatch Imaging, integrated two new payloads for Australian Army exercise. The Australian Army conducted a two-week activity with the CAMCOPTER S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) to gain further insights into future capabilities and payloads in support of Project Land 129-3, the company said in a statement Thursday
Schiebel has won a contract to supply Camcopter S-100 Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) to the Royal Thai Navy (RTN). Following an extensive competitive tender process, Schiebel was awarded its first contract with the RTN, which was signed by Schiebels CEO Hannes Hecher and Admiral Prachachart Sirisawat, Director General Naval Acquisition Management office at the Royal Thai Navy, and authorised by Commander In Chief of Royal Thai Navy Headquarters in Bangkok
The US State Department announced it approved Croatias request of buying two UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and related equipment worth $115 million, on Wednesday. “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Croatia of two (2) UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and related equipment for an estimated cost of $115 million,” Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a
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