New Energy and Industrial Technology
Development Organization

Drones and Robots for
Ecologically Sustainable Societies project(DRESS project)

R&D Activities

Development of UTM functions for Security

Participants KDDI CORPORATION/Terra Drone Corporation


The purpose of this research and development is to substantiative practicality of UAV as wide area security by developing and demonstrating UTM functions of UAV via LTE network.



H29:Planned operation
⇒flight control by LTE network, Hierarchical airspace management
H30:Unexpected operation
⇒Autonomous control based on video, managiment of planed/Unexpected operation, connecting SDSP to UTM
H31:Continuous operation
⇒connecting test to FIMS, Continuous operation test aimed at commercialization



H29~H31(three years)

Activities and NEWs

Wide area security experiment using multiple drones

NEDO, KDDI, TerraDrone and SECOM were the first in the world to carry out security experiment using autonomous flying multiple drones using LTE network, and succeeded in remote patrol security in wide area facilities.


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