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Designed by a Mayennaise get started-up, “Le Sphyrna” enters its remaining period of
just before becoming equipped to probe the sea or keep an eye on the parks.


A environment to start with

Designing a drone in the shape of a Polynesian pirogue is a environment to start with, and it is in Saint-Jean-sur-Mayenne in Mayenne that it transpires. The Sphyrna of the PME Seaproven is a self-contained multihull robotic powered by photo voltaic and hydro-electrical vitality.

Recognition and checking

This reconnaissance and surveillance UAV has been in enhancement for nearly a ten years and will carry out its to start with operational assessments at the stop of 2017, beginning of 2018. On July eleven, 2017, [19459109] Le Sphyrna has been labeled by the competitiveness cluster Sea Brittany Atlantic. This robotic will carry measuring devices. “ It will be equipped to supervise the special economic zones. France is the second major in the environment “, explains Fabien Burignot de Varenne, founding director of Seaproven.

Surveying the seas, checking the wind and oil parks, recognizing the presence of fish, as several missions as the drone dugout can guarantee. The possible customers are as a result various: maritime, scientists, industrialists and fishermen. “It is a subject of entrusting redundant duties with very low included value to robots”, implies Fabien Burignot de Varennes, former officer of the service provider navy.

A get started-up of five associates

Seaproven is a get started-up of five partners dependent in Saint-Jean-sur-Mayenne. Since February 2017, it hosts an intern of the Estaca, school of engineer Laval, who will be employed at the beginning of the school calendar year. For the development of the drone, it collaborates with the Caen shipyards of GLC. And with Key GPS, a professional in navigation units situated in Sainte-Luce-sur-Loire, Loire-Atlantique. The Contractor has financial support from the Location.



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