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TEKEVER to Strengthen Coastal Surveillance in Portugal

The AR3 by TEKEVER will enhance coastal security in Portugal with drone-based surveillance, helping to combat economic and environmental crimes such as illegal fishing and drug trafficking By Sarah Simpson / 08 Mar 2024
TEKEVER to Strengthen Coastal Surveillance in Portugal
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TEKEVER, a leading developer of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), has secured a contract with the Portuguese National Republican Guard (GNR) to deploy its state-of-the-art UAS

The AR3 will strengthen coastal surveillance and tackle economic and environmental crimes including unauthorised fishing and drug trafficking.

Selected through a competitive public tender process, the AR3 is equipped with an impressive 3.5-meter catapult launch system, 100km surveillance radius, and 16-hour range, to deliver impressive monitoring capabilities across the Portuguese coastline.

The GNR’s Coastal and Border Control Unit will receive comprehensive training by TEKEVER’s experienced personnel to ensure they are equipped to tackle the evolving challenges of maritime security.

The public-private collaboration underscores the trust placed in TEKEVER’s technological expertise and reflects a shared commitment to safeguarding maritime interests and protecting coastal communities.

TEKEVER CEO, Ricardo Mendes said, “We are honoured to play a central and invaluable role in strengthening Portugal’s maritime security by monitoring for threats in territorial waters. TEKEVER is trusted by civilian and military agencies across the globe due to our unrivalled technical expertise and steadfast commitment to delivering innovative solutions that enhance safety and security of our waters.”

“We continue to be a primary choice for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance services, having worked with government entities such as the UK Home Office for four years, and the European Maritime Safety Agency for five.”

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