IMMCS Develops The New Enhanced Distributed Persistent Anti-Whaling Area Control Strategy (EDP-AWACS)
The International Marine Mammal Conservation Society is developing a game changing anti-whaling strategy to finally end whaling through a massive and coordinated anti-whaling strategy. The whalers won't be able to detect it using satellites and will be incapable of catching or stopping various new technologies being devised that will renew direct action anti-whaling over greater ranges.
Stopping whaling has got harder for existing groups and we’ve been hard at work to develop a strategy that can defeat the whalers as well as methods that ensure their security or protection. One such way to do this now is to deploy a strategy that seeks to simply overwhelm the whalers on all fronts.
- We must see the whalers before they can see our units or ships. This problem has been solved by extending the range of detection well over 5,000 nautical miles from the patrol ship using new technologies, some of which we will not disclose.
- We seek to intercept poachers and deploy surveillance and engagement tools against poachers over 2,700 nautical miles from the patrol vessel with a craft no bigger than 17 meters. It can also be operated remotely from onboard the patrol vessel and remain over the horizon for a week carrying a large payload, which can consist of extra fuel and drone capabilities, unmanned undersea propulsion disabling equipment, and more. Learn more about this vessel here.
- We need to be able to deploy new strategies to confront the whalers within new areas they are operating in. We’ll use an array of equipment to disrupt whaling.
A new program to combat whaling activities, the Enhanced Distributed Persistent Anti-Whaling Area Control Strategy (EDP-AWACS) and Long-Range Stand-Off Remote Engagement Strategy (LR-SORES) have been in development for several years and will be supported by Anti-Poaching Technologies.
The aim of these programs are to deliver the first ever Advanced Capability Fleet (ACF) for anti-poaching operations. The objectives are to ensure the International Marine Mammal Conservation Society can operate against illegal fishing and whaling vessels anytime, anywhere, especially over greater ranges and at higher speeds. In the past the whalers came face to face with anti-whaling units. We want to change this.
In the future we want to detect, disrupt and engage illegal vessels at greater ranges from a ship and to use a specific strategy tailored against whaling and illegal fishing threats and the methods these groups use to attempt to ‘scare off’ environmental groups from approaching their activities at sea. In the future a networked fleet of undersea drones could scour the worlds oceans monitoring illegal activities and being able to take action in some cases, (depending on the platform deployed, modifications and capabilities).
The future of anti-poaching for the International Marine Mammal Conservation Society would likely look something like this:
Long range drones would detect poachers in addition to other maritime surveillance platforms.
The poachers would be monitored using these assets while additional units arrive for possible engagement of the poachers.
Should the poachers conduct an illegal activity in view of units, they will be disrupted and first warned to cease and desist, should this fail, the entire anti-poaching fleet would go into stage III security response and respond to the vessel by deploying an array of undersea and surface based engagement options to deter further illegal activity.
The future fleet will use an array of unmanned technologies and capabilities to obtain the objectives of the program, with an end goal to render whaling no longer a viable operation. Whaling must be associated with incredible risks, so as to further deter whaling operators, and this can only be done by overwhelming them with capabilities they would be unprepared for.
In addition to long range drones, a state-of-the-art anti-poaching hybrid helicopter (to be funded and built) will be used during missions for anti-poaching at sea, with a disclosed range of 1,000 nautical miles, outranging any anti-poaching helicopter in use today, and it will be far cheaper to build than a traditional helicopter. There is no tail rotor on this helicopter, it will be a truly hybrid, long-range enforcement aircraft, capable of operating over vast distances at sea and over land, giving the ship and land-based anti-poaching units the ability to deploy anti-poaching teams from 1,000 nautical miles offshore or inland anywhere that we are required.
The hybrid helicopter will be able to travel over 400MPH, giving it the ability to travel anywhere within 1,000 nautical miles within just 2 hours and 52 minutes, weather permitting, to deploy teams of anti-poaching units onto a ship or to surround poachers on land, and can work in conjunction with anti-poaching teams in Africa to provide another asset to the region to deploy units on the ground or provide air support. The hybrid aircraft will be able to deploy long-range drones, which can be controlled from work stations on the hybrid aircraft, or via mobile work stations with control stations for in the field deployments.
A more detailed version of the document will be revealed in the future in a PDF format. To find this PDF, just keep checking back here, and we’ll update this section with the public version of this PDF document for the upcoming anti-whaling programs.