EADS 3 Sigma Nearchos

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Role Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
National origin Greece
Manufacturer EADS 3 Sigma
Introduction 1996

The EADS 3 Sigma Nearchos is an advanced medium distance reconnaissance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle introduced in 1996, one of several UAVs developed by the Greek 3 Sigma (since 2002 EADS 3 Sigma) aerospace company, in collaboration with Greek universities.

The Nearchos is equipped with advanced electronics covering a variety of uses,and it has been used as a research platform for a variety of projects.



  • Battlefield surveillance
  • Aerial reconnaissance
  • Target acquisition
  • Damage assessment
  • Communication data relay


  • Geological and Maritime applications
  • Traffic surveillance
  • Localization of polluted areas and natural disaster areas
  • Border and Forestry Patrolling
  • Forest Fire Detection

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