Surveillance operations in the maritime domain are often complicated and demanding with an environment that is more dynamic. Maritime threats such as piracy, smuggling, illegal fishing, oil pollution, illegal underwater activities and other criminal and terror operations are on the rise, The need for comprehensive maritime awareness to increase safety and security regardless of weather and lighting conditions, becomes more prevalent.
BIRD’s ASIO maritime solution provides customers with an integrated Aerial-Naval-Land solution. It facilitates maritime and coastal surveillance, patrol and survey of borders and strategic assets as well as Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) monitoring capabilities.
ASIO Maritime surveillance solution provides an operational surveillance and security task force including Fixed Wing surveillance aircraft tailored with maritime mission sensors, Naval Ships and HQ command.
Leveraging BIRD’s advanced mission management system (MSIS) and Ocean Surveillance Control And Reconnaissance (OSCAR) information gathered from the various sensors is autonomously prioritized and automatic alarms of suspicious activities are provided in real-time to the ASIO Maritime Patrol Aircraft enabling an optimized airborne mission.
The ASIO aircraft provides all the participants in the mission operation with an effective, integrated, real-time situational awareness overview over land and water, enabling efficient detection, tracking and interception of any suspicious activity.