The Italian Navy is set to become the first European navy to operate the Camcopter S-100 UAVfollowing the signing of a contract with Schiebel. The UAV will be used in support of Italian Navy ships employed in anti-piracy missions.
Under the contract, Schiebel will supply one Camcopter S-100 system, training, integration and spare parts.
The Camcopter S-100 was flown from the ITS Bersagliere of the Italian Navy in April 2012, when it demonstrated a number of missions for Italian Navy observers.
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