TEKEVER UAS opertates BVLOS in additional than 20 international locations – Drones Information


TEKEVER UAS conducts regular Beyond Line of Sight operations in close cooperation with manned assets
. TEKEVER systems were used in the heart of the Mediterranean to monitor illegal migration

“COVID-19 underlines the importance of unmanned technology,” said Ricardo Mendes, CEO of TEKEVER

Lisbon, July 2020 – TEKEVER announces that its unmanned systems to support maritime surveillance missions in Europe have exceeded 2,000 flight hours. The company has carried out maritime surveillance, pollution control and anti-trafficking, illegal migration and illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing operations through its AR3 and AR5 systems, which provide over 16 hours of endurance .

The surveillance missions were carried out in collaboration with local authorities mainly in European airspace, with a focus on Italy, Spain and Portugal, among others.

However, the company is expanding its services in other parts of the world and operates in more than twenty countries. In African and Southeast Asian countries where TEKEVER’s products and services are of great interest, the company also provides support for various types of onshore missions, including land and forest fire detection and surveillance services.

“In addition to developing state-of-the-art technologies, we have had the opportunity to participate intensively in hundreds of maritime surveillance missions and operate our systems so that our customers receive actionable real-time information,” said Ricardo Mendes, CEO of TEKEVER.

β€œOur operations teams now have thousands of hours of experience on our platforms. This makes our products easier and safer to use, more effective and more operationally efficient. We work with security forces and aeronautical authorities in Europe and abroad every day and bring the experience we have gained to make unmanned systems to support non-military operations around the world a widespread reality, ”added Ricardo.

β€œPart of our mission is to identify situations in which lives can be saved and to offer that
Authorities with information that can prevent further illegal activities. During the
We have a significant increase in demand for our products and pandemic
Services. COVID-19 underscores the importance of unmanned technology as it is the
Authorities with tools that can also operate remotely in safe operation
Environment, ”said Mendes.

It is important to remember that in 2017 TEKEVER received orders from the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) worth up to EUR 77 million to provide the first commercial European service for maritime surveillance and environmental monitoring at the To establish the basis of unmanned technology. The operations have been going on for over two years and TEKEVER systems are used in the heart of the Mediterranean to monitor trade, illegal migration and IUU (illegal, unreported and unregulated) fishing for operations closely related to other airborne maritime operations are coordinated and land-based assets of each country’s security forces.

TEKEVER’s unmanned systems are developed and manufactured in Europe, in development centers and production facilities in Great Britain and Portugal.

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