THeMIS + ELIX-XL is a unmanned drone platform developed together with ELI. The system features the ELIX-XL multorotor and the Drone Nest. The ELIX-XL is designed to capture and transmit high quality digital video both day and night. The ELIX-XL can be autonomously launched and recovered by the Drone Nest. The Nest also has the ability to switch drone batteries, minimising the time between flights and providing an increase in operational readiness.