Airborne Oil Spill Surveillance Service

December 2016


In order to comply with the steadily increasing demand for airborne maritime surveillance, OPTIMARE´s parent company Aerodata AG and the Brazilian company Fototerra Atividades de Aerolevantamentos Ltda. recently have established a Joint Venture, Fototerra Survey SCP in Brazil. Major target of Fototerra Survey SCP is to provide airborne maritime pollution surveillance services on a 24/7 basis for the private sector as well as for governmental agencies.


Equipped with OPTIMARE´s well proven fully-integrated MEDUSA® Maritime Surveillance System, the new Side-Looking Airborne Radar (SLAR), IR/UV Line Scanner, VIS Line Scanner, Microwave Radiometer and Laser Fluorosensor this aircraft represents the most complete and comprehensive solution worldwide. In addition, the sensor suite is completed by an Automatic Identification System (AIS) for ship identification, a Search & Rescue Direction Finder (DF) an an EO/IR System, allowing visual inspection of targets even in darkness and under unfavorable visibility. Further to this, the mission suite includes a sophisticated communication package consisting of a Maritime Broadband Radio (MBR) for persistent high-bandwidth network connections to ground- and seaborne assets and an Iridium datalink for communication with any Emergency Situation Center.


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