Israel’s Aeronautics demonstrates orbiter for Finnish Border Guard

The Orbiter operated from the Finnish Border Guard's Turva offshore patrol vessel and was tasked with various maritime mission scenarios, while transmitting a real-time video stream to the vessel's command & control center

Israel’s Aeronautics demonstrates orbiter for Finnish Border Guard

Photo courtesy Aeronautics Group

Aeronautics Group, an Israeli provider of integrated solutions based on unmanned system platforms, payloads and communications for defense and HLS applications, announced it had concluded a successful evaluation of its Orbiter system, operating from the Finnish Border Guard's Turva offshore patrol vessel, demonstrating high capabilities in a marine environment.

According the company, over the course of a week, the Orbiter system was tasked with various maritime mission scenarios, including search& rescue, identification, surveillance & reconnaissance of suspicious vessels and figures, while transmitting a real-time video stream to the vessel's command & control center. This evaluation was carried out as part of the Border Guard's Valvonta 2 (Surveillance 2) project, which is designed to examine future integration of UAVs on board its vessels.

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