The BN2T Defender is based on the BN2 Islander airframe, over 1,200 of which have been delivered to customers in 130 countries. Current operators of the turbine-engined Defender include the British Army, Pakistan Maritime Security Agency, Moroccan Ministry of Fisheries and the Cyprus Police. The piston-engined variant is in operation with the Indian navy, Belgian army, Philippine navy and Belize defence force, among others. All variants can be fitted with a variety of surveillance equipment.

Source: Flight International