Africa Aerospace & Defence 2016

Unmanned and unmatched [AAD16D2]

15 September 2016

Austrian specialist in the production of unmanned systems, mine detection systems and composite technology, Schiebel (Hangar 5, Stand CW6) arrived at AAD fresh from celebrating the tenth anniversary of its award-winning Camcopter S-100 unmanned helicopter. Since the first delivery to the UAE Armed forces in 2006, the Camcopter has undergone continuous improvement in order to meet the ever-growing demand for new capabilities from its worldwide customers, in line with the company’s philosophy of progressive performance enhancement.

Camcopter has undertaken missions on five continents and oceans and in every environment from the tropics to the Arctic, where its multisensor capability and outstanding operational performance has been demonstrated across a wide spectrum of applications, from peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance to industrial, maritime and military support.

With missions completed on 30 different vessels, Schiebel takes pride in its ability to deliver exceptional capability from remote and austere operating sites, including ‘single-spot’ vessels. The latter explains the popularity of the system among naval customers such as the French Navy, which Austrian specialist in the production of unmanned systems, mine detection systems and composite technology, Schiebel (Hangar 5, Stand CW6) arrived at AAD fresh from celebrating the tenth anniversary of its award-winning Camcopter S-100 unmanned helicopter. Since the first delivery to the UAE Armed forces in 2006, the Camcopter has undergone continuous improvement in order to meet the ever-growing demand for new capabilities from its worldwide customers, in line with the company’s philosophy of progressive performance enhancement.

Camcopter has undertaken missions on five continents and oceans and in every environment from the tropics to the Arctic, where its multisensor capability and outstanding operational performance has been demonstrated across a wide spectrum of applications, from Camcopter S-100 has been in operation for 10 years The Czech Republic has ordered 100 Mimid miniature mine detectors deployed the S-100 during its EU NAVFOR anti-piracy operation in the Arabian Sea, or the Italian Navy, for whose Mare Nostrum Operation in the Mediterranean the S-100 has proven essential.

Camcopter S-100 was the first UAS to be operated in the Russian and the Canadian Arctic, and Schiebel is also assisting the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine and the NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station, whose operation has saved the lives of thousands of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea.



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