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Britten-Norman BN-2T Defender

Defenders, the military variant of the Islander, serve with distinction in a wide variety of military roles including battlefield surveillance, counter-insurgency, ISTAR, maritime patrol and counter-terrorism.

Designed to perform a wide range of demanding roles, the Defender is in service with government and law enforcement agencies all over the world.

Specialist detection equipment, radars, scanning systems and cameras can be installed internally or externally from four underwing hardpoints.

High resolution cameras can also be installed through apertures in the aircraft floors or doors. 

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