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April 17, 2015
Belgium Police Improves Detective Work with Drones

April 17, 2015—Belgium Police MidLim announced today that they will be using a new Altura Zenith unmanned aerial system (UAS) to complement their operations in the Limburg region. They praise the Altura Zenith for its reliability, stability and versatility after deploying it 70 times to search for missing persons, monitor traffic and use for crowd control.

Police Chief Frank Mulleners, who is leading the innovative new project in the Limburg area, explained that the UAS is “multifunctional”. “We can use it for detective work, maintaining public order, aerial photographs and searching missing persons,” he said.

The drone is equipped with a livestream video connection and a thermal camera, the Aerialtronics Dupla Vista. The decision to purchase a new drone comes after the successful completion of an experimental phase lasting two years. The police force deployed the Altura Zenith more than 70 times in various situations, ranging from monitoring traffic accidents to controlling crowds at large-scale events.

Police Chief Mulleners explained that there are significant time and cost advantages to using a drone in the field. He said: “We can act very quickly and do not have to wait for a helicopter to begin our work and the purchase price is not comparable with that of a helicopter.”  The police force are confident that the purchase of the Altura Zenith will greatly benefit the operations of their organisation.

The Altura Zenith is also being tested by the fire service in The Netherlands and for search and rescue missions in Norway. Last month, T-Mobile became the first European telecoms provider to inspect its cell towers using this innovative UAS system from Aerialtronics.

About Aerialtronics

Aerialtronics is an international manufacturer of state of the art, high quality unmanned aircraft systems for civilian purposes. We provide full aerial data solutions to a variety of applications worldwide. Aerialtronics’ systems are designed and developed in-house according to aviation grade quality standards. Aerialtronics defines the future of unmanned aircraft systems.

 

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