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Law Enforcement

Vanguard Defense Industries is committed to supporting our public safety professional with an exceptional platform to conduct reconnaissance, surveillance and apprehension.

Our ShadowHawk UAS line of aircraft can provide daytime and nighttime support in a multitude of climatic conditions which would impair most air assets.

The ShadowHawk UAS equipped with both a digital daytime camera and a FLIR system can be transported in a SUV to a designated area and launched in just under five minutes.  Dependent upon the proximity of the incident to where the agency choses to stage the UAS, the ShadowHawk® can launch and be on site within a few minutes depending upon the mission requirements.  With a range capability up to 25 miles, agencies can easily determine coverage requirements and mission perameters.   Designed as a cost effective means to augment an existing airwing or as a primary airborne resource, the ShadowHawk® provides exceptional “eye-in-the-sky” capabilities.”

To view recent articles and video on law enforcement applications of the ShadowHawk UAS, please click the links below:
                   

Cook County Sheriff Considering Drones: MyFoxCHICAGO.com

 

 

Obtaining a Certificate of Authorization or Waiver (COA)

In order to meet Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements for use of UAS in National Air Space, Vanguard’s FAA certified Instructor Pilots work directly with the purchasing organization to draft and process the COA.  Van

guard’s experience and understanding of the process is instrumental in obtaining proper organizational compliance.

Obtaining a Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC)

In order to meet Transport Canada requirements for use of UAV’s in Canadian Air Space, Vanguard’s FAA certified Instructor Pilots work directly with the purchasing organization to draft and process the SFOC.  Vanguard’s understanding and practical experience with Canadian Aviation Regulations is instrumental in this process and eases the burden upon the acquiring entity.

Obtain a Grant

By nature of the Shadowhawk’s unique capabilities, federal, state and local law enforcement agencies can obtain 100% funding to purchase and maintain a UAS of their own.  For further information on applicable grant funding please click the link below or contact us directly for further information.