China's DJI company will provide the Finnish Defense Forces with unmanned aerial vehicles, local media reported on Friday
HELSINKI (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 14th June, 2019) China's DJI company will provide the Finnish Defense Forces with unmanned aerial vehicles, local media reported on Friday.
On Thursday, Finnish media reported that Finland announced a tender for 150 drones capable of video recording. The drones should be delivered in 2019 - 2020 and cost no more than 270,000 Euros (over $300,000).
Finland is going to buy Mavic Pro Platinum drones, whose flights may last up to 30 minutes, the Helsingin Sanomat newspaper specified.
The Shenzhen-based DJI is the world's largest drone manufacturer with a global marketshare of 70-80 percent.
In December, the Finnish Defense Forces asked the Transport Safety Agency for a permit to use drones. The unmanned aerial vehicles are going to be used for monitoring the country's border at night.
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