Frontex is developing its capacity to effectively monitor the EU's borders
The Agency is investing in unmanned aerial systems technologies to efficiently protect the Schengen area and prevent illegal immigration.
The European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) has purchased RPAS aircraft (Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems) to be used to monitor the borders of Greece, Italy and Malta. Suitable equipment of the machine is to enable observation of a given area both during the day and at night, even at low altitudes above the sea. Its functionality will allow for real-time data collection and transfer to appropriate control authorities.
More details on: https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-releases/en/2020/10/european-border-and-coast-guard-agency-frontex-selects-airbus-and-its-partner-iai-for-maritime-aerial-surveillance-with-remotely-piloted-aircraft-systems-rpas.html