Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Iridium

  • Crotone shipwreck discovered by Frontex with high-tech to locate phones of refugees

    Crotone shipwreck discovered by Frontex with high-tech to locate phones of refugees

    On behalf of the EU border agency, private service providers are monitoring the Mediterranean Sea with planes and drones. Frontex and Airbus give different information about the surveillance technology on board. The refugee boat that sank off the southern Italian town of Crotone at the end of February was discovered using technology to detect phones. […]

  • Frontex closes surveillance gaps in the air and in space

    Frontex closes surveillance gaps in the air and in space

    High-flying drones are to reconnoitre the EU’s external borders from the stratosphere, a static zeppelin is already observing close to the ground. With interception systems in space, the EU border agency wants to locate and possibly tap satellite telephones in the Mediterranean. So far, the technology has only been installed in aircraft. The European Union‘s […]