In keeping with the Commander Defence Force, Commodore Dr. Raymond King’s strategic objective of increasing operational efficiency against illegal activities while facilitating the decentralization of the Force’s operations, a team from Swift Tactical System along with RBDF and RBPF personnel conducted Operation Salty Shores in Matthew Town, Inagua.On Monday, 8 November 2021, the team led by Chief Petty Officer Crevin Anderson was welcomed by Lieutenant Commander Bryon Brown, Base Executive Officer SOUTHERN COMMAND. The first of a series of reconnaissance flights were conducted over areas of interest in collaboration with RBDF surface assets.The Bahamas National Unmanned Systems (BAHNUS) system represents a significant upgrade to the current ‘far-seeing eyes’ capability and enhances the Maritime Domain Awareness. The 021 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UVA) is designed for launch from a surface asset and vastly increases intelligence-gathering capabilities to detect, deter, detain or defend against transnational criminal activities.The 021 UAV optimizes an array of sensors for optical zooming and live-stream video to the Operation Centre or supporting surface asset. Senior Commander Carlon Bethel is the Director of the BAHNUS Program. On Saturday, 13 November 2021, Captain Glenn McPhee, Captain SOUTHERN COMMAND was given a demonstration of the capabilities of the 021 UAV system in full operation as the Team investigated potential targets of interest that were navigating south of Great Inagua; however, there was nothing found.The Royal Bahamas Defence Force will continue to embrace technology to enhance efforts to Guard our Heritage.