Atlas Multi-Drone System Used by Rio Military Police to Secure
Atlas Multi-Drone System Used by Rio Military Police to Secure Copa America Soccer Tournament
Atlas partners with Military Police of Rio de Janeiro State (PMERJ) Choque Special Forces to deploy AtlasPRO UAS network over Maracanã Stadium during Copa America
GAITHERSBURG, Md. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 5, 2019 — Atlas, the leading aerospace company specializing in the design and manufacture of autonomous Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) for security organizations and first responders, partnered with the Military Police of Rio de Janeiro State (PMERJ) to leverage the company’s flagship autonomous UAS product, the AtlasPRO, as part of the PMERJ’s overall security efforts for the Copa America soccer tournament.
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The AtlasPRO drone system is used by first responders worldwide for security and search-and-rescue missions. (Photo: Business Wire)
Marking the first instance in which MESH multi-drone UAS technology has been approved for usage to secure a major sporting event, the AtlasPRO was flown along the perimeter of the Maracanã Stadium, one of the largest stadiums in South America, during the tournament’s final series. The AtlasPRO system was used in both single and multi-UAS missions to gather data on public safety hazards and facilitate emergency...