The acquisition work for the Aerial Photography, Airborne LiDAR Acquisition and Geospatial Mapping of Brunei Darussalam project has begun on 2nd April 2022. The Survey Department, Ministry of Development in its press release informed that the aerial acquisition project is one of the approved projects under the 11th National Development Plan, 11th NDP.

The outcome of the project includes producing aerial images and Light Detection and Ranging, LiDAR data of the whole of Brunei Darussalam. The images and data produced will be used to update the map and geospatial information of the country as well for the use of Government and private agencies in national development planning as well as disaster management. The aircraft used for the project is Bell 206 B3 Jet Ranger helicopter, registered in Sabah, Malaysia. The helicopter is scheduled to fly across the country to acquire the latest geospatial information.

Source: Radio Television Brunei