Nearchos is an advanced Medium Distance Reconnaissance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle introduced in 1996, one of several UAVs developed by the Greek3 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 itself as a research platform for a variety of projects.
Communication data relay
Geological and Maritime applications
Localization of polluted areas and natural disaster areas