Unwavering Vigilance at Sea

As challenges to our homeland security evolve, technology needs to keep pace. Saildrone USVs stand watch over our maritime borders, acting as our eyes and ears at sea. Our advanced autonomous USVs integrate seamlessly into existing assets and systems to provide persistent maritime domain awareness.


Transforming Ocean Access through Advanced Technology

Ensuring and maintaining stability in our free world requires boldness and innovation. Saildrone is an experienced homeland security partner, working with leading government agencies tasked with protecting and monitoring homeland security. 

Using next-generation technology and unmatched sensor arrays, Saildrone USVs deliver an unrivaled capability to find, fix, and track. Saildrone’s homeland security solutions have a proven track record for persistent maritime domain awareness, including contact of interest (COI) surveillance, monitoring illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing, and safety of life at sea (SOLAS) missions.


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Your Mission is in Good Hands


Mission Planning

Saildrone Mission Management closely collaborates with partners to build, maintain, and equip USVs to seamlessly integrate with a hybrid fleet–strategically deploying and adapting routes to meet mission objectives.


Mission Execution

Saildrone's contractor-owned, contractor-operated (COCO) or mission-as-a-service (MAAS) business model provides comprehensive service delivery, including pre- and post-mission logistics, deployment and recovery of the vehicles, and operations execution. Our Mission Portal User Interface provides near real-time data monitoring via a high-speed, low-latency Satellite network. The live "chat" function provides the ability to update tasking or send mission-related inquiries to our 24/7 on-watch personnel.


Post Mission

Upon successful completion of a mission, Saildrone assumes full responsibility for the logistics and operational aspects of fleet recovery and data delivery.

Client Stories

Explore Saildrone's homeland security applications to see how we support our clients in attaining their mission objectives.

It’s clear that autonomous technology is a growing industry and has great potential to enhance Coast Guard operations. Combined with artificial intelligence algorithms, unmanned systems could be a game changer.”

Cmdr. Blair Sweigart

US Coast Guard Research and Development Center

Operation Windward Stack begins with testing as we integrate the information we receive from the Saildrones into our fleet command center to further increase maritime domain awareness in the US Southern Command Area of Responsibility (AOR).”

Lt. Cmdr. John Clark

Director of US 4th Fleet Current Operations (COPS)

Expand the Scope of Your Mission Capabilities

Discover how Saildrone's unmanned surface vehicles seamlessly integrate with your existing command and control systems, expanding the capabilities of conventional manned assets.