Schiebel Camcopter® S-100 Performs Maritime Surveillance for Romanian Border Police

The Romanian Border Police operates the CAMCOPTER® S-100 for maritime surveillance purposes. The Remotely Piloted Aircraft System  (RPAS) service is delivered by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)  and is also extended to Bulgaria.

Stationed in Mangalia, the CAMCOPTER® S-100 supports the Romanian authorities in  carrying out general Coast Guard functions, conducting day-to-day monitoring and  surveillance of all shipping including port security, as well as responding to any search  and rescue, accident and disaster needs. The S-100 executes these various tasks  equipped with an L3 Wescam Electro-Optical / Infra-Red (EO/IR) camera gimbal, an  Overwatch Imaging PT-8 Oceanwatch, a Becker Avionics BD406 Emergency Beacon  Locator and an Automatic Identification System (AIS) receiver.

Operations in Romania and Bulgaria are part of the EMSA awarded multi-year maritime surveillance contract for a Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) RPAS,  awarded to Schiebel in November 2018. In the execution of this contract, Schiebel provides simultaneous maritime surveillance services to several EU member states and EU bodies. Most recently, the CAMCOPTER® S-100 was operational in France, Denmark, Finland, and Croatia