State services in French Guiana has been testing a long-range drone.
Developed by the company Boreal, it is designed to enhance surveillance and detection capabilities. This will drastically improve the effectiveness of operations to combat illegal fishing.
The maneuver will be carried out with coastal maritime surveillance launch such as the « Charente».
With a range of 70 kilometres, the drone can and has already detected several IUU fishing activities in the coastal strip between Sinnamary and Organabo. With a positive first try, several flights are planned in the maritime area of French Guinea.