Air Platforms

Chilean Navy buys Chinese UAV to secure facilities

16 August 2018

The Chilean Navy’s Marine Corps has ordered a Mavic Pro four-engine, rotary-wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) from Chinese manufacturer DJI to address a security requirement following an open tender.

The UAV, which has no infrared capacity but features good low-light performance, will be used to increase surveillance around the grounds of Fort Felix Aguayo: the corps’ main training and depot base at Con-Con to the north of Valparaiso.

Want to read more? For analysis on this article and access to all our insight content, please enquire about our subscription options at

(92 of 95 words)