Industry Consultation meeting on RPAS pilot services for maritime surveillance

The objective of the ESA/EMSA jointly organised meeting is to explore the market on its availability, capability and readiness to provide RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft System) based pilot services for maritime surveillance and is addressing particularly industry/consortia which would be able to provide such RPAS pilot services. As the envisage pilot service require RPAS operations flying beyond radio line of sight (BRLOS) space assets are essential.

Draft Agenda


9:00 – 9:30            Registration

9:30 – 9:45            Welcome and Opening

9:45 – 10:15          ESA’s activities in the RPAS domain    

10:15 – 11:00        RPAS for maritime surveillance

11:00 – 11:20        Coffee break

11:20 – 12:15        Common discussion, question and answers

12:15 – 13:30        Lunch


13:30 Bilateral meetings with ESA/EMSA representatives to explore the capabilities of industry to which extend and under which conditions RPAS pilot services could be offered in the maritime domain.

Registration and logistics

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Venue: ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

Date and Time: 25 November 2015, 9:00

02 November 2015
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