Category Archives: First Responders

Schiebel’s Camcopter Helps Rescue 8,800 Refugees in Mediterranean

CAMCOPTER_S-100_188In five months of operation, the NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) saved over 8.800 lives in the Mediterranean. By spotting and monitoring distressed vessels, Schiebel’s Unmanned Air System CAMCOPTER S-100 assisted in the rescue and contributed significantly to the success of the mission.

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Olaeris $5.7M Emergency Response Deal with Macon, Georgia

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Olaeris, a manufacturer of next-generation, civilian Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), announced that Macon-Bibb, Georgia, will become the first in the United States to install a county-wide network of their AEVA unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to perform routine, robotic 911 emergency response. AEVA stands for Aerial-Electric-Virtual-Assistant.  Continue reading

Unmanned K-MAX Helicopter Conducts First Collaborative Casualty Evacuation

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Dangerous frontline operations call for a safe and efficient method to locate and evacuate wounded personnel. To address this critical need and help save lives, Lockheed Martin,  Kaman Aerospace, and Neya Systems demonstrated the first ever collaborative unmanned air and ground casualty evacuation using the unmanned aerial system (UAS) Control Segment (UCS) Architecture and K-MAX® cargo helicopter on March 26. Continue reading