RPAS enter into operation in Portugal for border surveillance

The first flight of the operation took place on 25 September and marks the beginning of a two-month cycle targeting real-time pre-border monitoring and law enforcement. EMSA contracted Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems are being used this time by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) to provide support to the Portuguese Guarda Nacional Republicana (GNR) (Portuguese National Republican Guard), Air Force and Navy, as well as to the Eurosur National Coordination Centre.

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