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Aerial Firefighting North America Gathers the World’s Experts

Tangent Link, renowned and recognised across the globe for its work with the airborne firefighting community, brings the Aerial Firefighting North America Conference and Exhibition back to Sacramento, California this coming March. Taking place at the McClellan Conference Centre, Sacramento McClellan Airport between 12 and 14 March, the event is

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Texas Launches Public Safety UAS Program

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced the launch of a public safety unmanned aerial systems (UAS) program. The department’s multi-purpose, small UAS will be used for a variety of public safety missions across Texas, including flight missions related to: officer safety, search and rescue, disaster support,

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Delair provides long distance drone solutions for civil security and firefighting services in the South of France

The Departmental Fire and Rescue Service (SDIS) of the Bouches du Rhône signs an agreement with Delair drones to optimize its rescue and firefighting operations. Labège, France – January 29, 2018 – Delair, a leading provider of drone solutions for commercial industries, today announced an agreement with the principle fire

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Skyfire to Develop LA Fire Department’s UAV Program

Skyfire Consulting, a public safety-focused drone company, kicked off 2018 by gaining the FAA’s sign-off on the Los Angeles Fire Department’s in-house UAV program. LAFD, one of the nation’s busiest fire/rescue agencies, put their trust in the four-year-old consulting company, based on their proven track record of success with FAA

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Texas A&M building a Drone Program for Public Safety

Lost hikers found, swimmers rescued with a deployed floatation device, wildfires located from above. Headlines about emergency responders using small, unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) are increasingly common around the world, but the need for accurate, reliable information to inform the many decisions that must be made to implement this exciting

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Skyfire Consulting Gains FAA’s Sign-Off on Los Angeles Fire Department’s UAV Program

Skyfire Consulting, the country’s premier public safety-focused drone company, kicked off 2018 by gaining the FAA’s sign-off on the Los Angeles Fire Department’s in-house UAV program. LAFD, one of the nation’s busiest fire/rescue agencies, put their trust in the four-year-old consulting company, based on their proven track record of success

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Australia lifesaving drone makes first rescue

Sydney (AFP) Jan 18, 2018 –

A pair of Australian swimmers on Thursday became the first people to be rescued in the ocean by a drone when the aerial lifesaver dropped a safety device to distressed teens caught in rough seas.

Australia is leading the use of the technology in surf

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World’s First Drone Surf Rescue

Lennox Head on the state’s Far North Coast made history last Thursday when it became the scene of a dramatic rescue involving the deployment of the Westpac Little Ripper UAV and Rescue Pod. Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service were preparing for a training session to familiarise themselves with the

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Drone America to Scale its Autonomous Air Tanker Concepts

Drone America, Unmanned Systems Manufacturer, to Scale its Autonomous Air Tanker Concepts Strategic alliance with Thrush Aircraft anticipated to yield unmanned solutions to airborne wildfire surveillance and attack – and more. (Albany, GA) The arsenal of airborne tactics available to firefighters and first responders may soon grow significantly as Thrush

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Thrush Aircraft and Drone America to Develop Autonomous Fire Fighting Aircraft

The arsenal of airborne tactics available to firefighters and first responders may soon grow significantly as Thrush Aircraft has formed a strategic alliance with highly-regarded unmanned aerial vehicle and systems manufacturer Drone America to begin development of the world’s first autonomous air tanker. The new tanker is expected to blend

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TT Robotics RevealONE

The RevealONE with dual cameras and Built-in Heartbeat Detecting Radar System is for Inspection, Surveillance, Search and Rescue. It is one of the most advanced unmanned helicopters in its class. Sensitive to both near-infrared and visible light, the high-performance CCD imaging system of the RevealONE provides all weather target detection

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China’s CH-4 to be Deployed for Firefighting

A CH-4 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), also known as a “rainbow drone,” will officially enter service to monitor forest fires in northeast China, following a deal inked between the regional forestry authority and the drone’s manufacturer in Beijing on Nov. 19, 2017. The drone’s deployment will enhance fire monitoring in

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Centralized Drone Management for First Responders

SPH Engineering has launched its UgCS centralized drone management solution for Police, Search and Rescue, Firefighter and Security Service Command centers for efficient drone implementation in first response and surveillance operations. UgCS centralized drone management solution enables Command center operators to track on map real-time position of the drones used

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UgCS Centralised Drone Management system for Command centres

SPH Engineering launches UgCS centralized drone management solution for Police, Search and Rescue, Firefighter and Security Service Command centers for efficient drone implementation in first response and surveillance operations. The solution will be presented at MiliPol 2017. UgCS centralized drone management solution enables Command center operators to track on map

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Argentine Air Force Develops Domestic Drones

The Argentine Air Force is developing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with next generation equipment for surveillance, control, and search-and-rescue operations. The Aukán and Vigía 2B prototypes, currently in the evaluation phase, are the result of joint efforts from two bodies of the Argentine Air Force: the Directorate General for Research

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Drone Equipped with Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

To bring technically advanced solutions for surveyors, land engineers, researchers, rescue service providers and sappers – SPH Engineering – the developer of leading drone mission planning software UgCS and Radarteam Sweden AB – the manufacturer of Ground Penetrating Radars completed test flights combining Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV, drone) and GPR

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MQ-9 Supports Fire Fighting Efforts in Northern California

The California Air National Guard’s 163d Attack Wing operating out of March Air Reserve Base is using MQ-9 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), with full-motion video (optical and infra-red) and ground imaging Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) capability, in support of CAL FIRE’s firefighting efforts in Northern California. SAR is able to

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See through the surface of ground, ice or any structure with a drone equipped with Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

Riga – October 17, 2017 – To bring technically advanced solutions for surveyors, land engineers, researchers, rescue service providers and sappers – SPH Engineering – the developer of leading drone mission planning software UgCS and Radarteam Sweden AB – the manufacturer of Ground Penetrating Radars completed test flights combining Unmanned

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UAVOS unmanned helicopters to operate in tropical climes

UAVOS INC. demonstrated to the representatives of the Army and the special operation forces of Indonesia an unmanned aerial complex with a gasoline-powered helicopter UVH-29E. Officials and experts from the Indonesian Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), the National Search and Rescue Agency Republic of Indonesia (Basarnas), the National Agency for Combating

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Telemedicine: Drone Integrates Holographic Technology to Connect Doctors, Lifesaving Drugs to Survivors

A telemedical drone system with holographic technology can quickly put emergency physicians and lifesaving medical supplies in the hands of disaster survivors. The Telemedical Drone Project, known as HiRO (Health Integrated Rescue Operations), was presented Monday at OMED 17 in Philadelphia, the nation’s largest conference for osteopathic physicians. This latest

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Drone Remotely Monitors Human Vital Signs

In a development hailed as step forward for search and rescue technology, researchers in Australia have used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to measure the vital signs of people on the ground. Working in collaboration with the country’s Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group, the team from the University of South

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ScanEagle with Geographic Information Systems for Fighting Wildfires

Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, together with Esri, the world leader in spatial analytics, successfully completed test flights on a revolutionary new way to support firefighting efforts using state-of-the-art software for firefighters and first responders. The flights were held at the Warm Springs, Oregon, Federal Aviation Administration

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Insitu Demonstrates Revolutionary UAV Integrated with GIS for Fighting Wildfires

Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, together with Esri, the world leader in spatial analytics, successfully completed test flights on a revolutionary new way to support firefighting efforts using state-of-the-art software for firefighters and first responders. The flights were held at the Warm Springs, Oregon, Federal Aviation Administration

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Drone Volt rescues Aerialtronics

DRONE VOLT, a major French manufacturer of professional drones, has announced that it will take the majority control of the main assets of the the Dutch company, Aerial Group B.V. (“AERIALTRONICS”) This strategic operation is the perfect complement to DRONE VOLT’s technological expertise and production capacity in order to strengthen

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