The revolutionary maritime patrol aircraft Tecnam MRI has been chosen to be part of the first test of the Perseus Project. This project will strive to preserve the security of EU borders, and it will help to prevent tragedies related to illegal immigration as the one occurred in Lampedusa.
This test was carried out in the Alboran Sea and included both aerial and sea means. The information gathered by the sensors of these means were transmitted in real time to the ICC of the Civil Guard in Madrid. During the test many personalities were present, including Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz and the General Director of the Spanish Guardia Civil, Arsenio Fernandez de Mesa.
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