These are drones that have an “extra-long” flight time, high payload capacity, and can develop speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour, distancing up to 200 kilometers from their radio link.
As a counterpart, the equipment does not have night vision cameras and cannot be operated in adverse weather conditions, for example rain.
Minister Berni wants them to equip the Rural Police, since their air patrol capacity makes them ideal for monitoring long distances. Experts consulted by this portal endorsed the purchase and the idea of modernizing surveillance.
In addition to the millionaire disbursement that said acquisition implied, the Province paid another 11 million to train the personnel who must operate the drones. However, for unknown reasons, just yesterday one of the drones fell to the ground and was totally destroyed.
The event occurred shortly before noon at the La Plata airport, when optimal flight conditions were recorded. It was confirmed by witnesses and film material -which is not reproduced at the request of the sources themselves- to INFOCIELO.