Watch: Israel Aerospace Industries' Heron drone secures World Cup

In addition to helping Brazilian authorities preserve law and order, the Heron has also captured some amazing aerial photographs of Rio de Janeiro.

June 25, 2014 22:26

Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro. (photo credit: IAI)


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Israel Aerospace Industries' Heron drone has been in action at this summer's World Cup, helping to secure the massive event which is taking place in a number of cities in Brazil.

In addition to helping the Brazilian Federal Police preserve law and order, the Heron has also captured some amazing aerial photographs of Rio de Janeiro.

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According to IAI, Heron performs ongoing reconnaissance missions in order to monitor any unusual or suspicious activity around Rio, including its periphery and coastal areas.

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