Yachting World

Drones to the rescue


The MCA is confident that remotely piloted aircraft could drive the next generation of coastguard search and rescue, following a recent programme of test flights. The MCA has been carrying out trials using the Elbit Systems Hermes 900, a maritime patrol drone with a wingspan of 15m, designed to identify hazards at sea and monitor large areas of water.

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