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Argos II HD to support Frontex maritime surveillance project

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Hensoldt’s Argos II HD electro-optical system will be deployed on two tethered aerostats and deliver extensive security surveillance over Greek islands as part of...

Frontex selects Airbus and IAI for UAV-based maritime aerial surveillance

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The European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) has awarded a contract to Airbus Defence and Space Airborne Solutions (ADAS) and its partner Israel...

Falco EVO UAV used to monitor illegal migration in Mediterranean

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The European Union’s Frontex Maritime Aerial Surveillance project has been successfully using Falco EVO unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to monitor illegal immigrants in the...

Spain now “preferred” migrant destination

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Most migrants who crossed the Mediterranean to Europe last year arrived in Spain, according to European Union estimates with Italy having the fewest irregular...

Leonardo deploys Falco UAV for Frontex trial

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Leonardo's Falco EVO Remotely-Piloted Air System (RPAS) or unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), in a maritime patrol configuration, has been deployed from Lampedusa airport (Lampedusa...

Frontex testing unmanned aircraft for border surveillance

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Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, has begun testing the use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in Greece, Italy...

African migrant pressure to persist on EU southern borders

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The European Union's southern borders in the Mediterranean will remain under heavy pressure from African migrants trying to reach Europe this year,...

In new EU sea mission, ships not obliged to bring migrants...

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The European Union's border agency Frontex launched a new Mediterranean operation called Themis on Thursday, removing the obligation of the previous mission...

New EU mission has no obligation to bring migrants to Italy

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European Union border agency Frontex launched a new Mediterranean operation called Themis on Thursday, removing the obligation of the previous mission to...

EU urged to save migrants, not patrol “make believe” border

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EU patrol vessels in the Mediterranean are putting lives at risk by operating too far from the Libyan coast where migrants embark...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...