Schiebel, along with Andøya House Defence, efficiently demonstrated the capabilities of the CAMCOPTER® S-100 on board the coastguard vessel KV Nordkapp in Norwegian waters. The aim of the trials was to reveal the embarked Search and Rescue (SAR) and maritime surveillance capabilities of the CAMCOPTER® S-100 within the environmental situations of the Arctic in latitudes above 75 levels north. The week-long trial was made attainable by way of “Arctic 2030”, a Norwegian Ministry of International Affairs programme, which goals to maintain Norwegian pursuits within the far north.

The purpose was to reveal that Unmanned Air Programs (UAS) ideally complement manned helicopters, enormously enhancing SAR efforts on this distant a part of the world. The CAMCOPTER® S-100 proved that it might probably function in hostile climate situations, the place manned helicopters will be at increased danger. The UAS was geared up with a Trakka TC-300 EO/IR sensor, an Overwatch Imaging PT-8N Oceanwatch, a Radionor antenna as extra information hyperlink for video feed transmission in addition to an Computerized Identification System (AIS) receiver.


Hans Georg Schiebel, Chairman of the Schiebel Group, stated: “The CAMCOPTER® S-100 is ideal for maritime operations, together with within the Arctic or Antarctic. It has confirmed a number of occasions that it might probably function in temperatures right down to -40 levels Celsius and beneath harsh climate situations. We’re proud to have been capable of efficiently reveal these outstanding capabilities to the Norwegian Coastguard and Navy.”

Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) is an operationally confirmed functionality for army and civilian purposes. The Vertical Takeoff and Touchdown (VTOL) UAS requires no ready space or supporting tools to allow launch and restoration. Based in 1951 in Vienna, the globally working Schiebel Group focuses on the event, design and manufacturing of the revolutionary CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS). Licensed to satisfy AS/EN 9100 requirements, Schiebel has constructed a world status for producing high-tech army, industrial and humanitarian merchandise, that are backed by distinctive after-sales service and assist. Schiebel has services in Vienna and Wiener Neustadt (Austria), Manassas, VA (USA), Abu Dhabi (UAE), and Shoalhaven (Australia).