Members of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron teamed with the Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force to use small unmanned aircraft systems to increase their emergency response capabilities during two aircraft crash exercises held July 31 and Aug. 3. Continue reading
Forest fires are common phenomena and they often lead to fatal consequences. Both on the environment but also on people and animals living in the area. Continue reading
In mock drill, UAS with first-of-its-kind “flying cell site” delivers wireless service to first responders in a “communications-denied” environment.
A simulated study found that drones carrying a defibrillator, which could be used by a member of the public, arrived 16 minutes quicker than the emergency services on average, saving precious time. Continue reading
Ireland’s Donegal-based DroneSAR, has developed unique software that it claims will revolutionise the worldwide search and rescue industry. Continue reading
U.S. Geological Survey scientists and partners are taking technology to the next level, using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly called drones, to acquire both fire intensity and emissions data during prescribed burns.