Tagged: Rescue

Aeronautics Orbiter 4 Designed for Maritime Patrol Missions

Aeronautics Group introduces its Orbiter 4 small tactical UAS, capable of performing long-range, long-endurance maritime patrol missions. The Orbiter 4’s high-performance EO/IR and MPR payloads are ideal for maritime monitoring, gas and oil rigs protection, illegal activity tracking, and search & rescue. It has already been fully integrated into the

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Martin UAV Unveils V-BAT 128 with Increased Payload, Endurance

Martin UAV, an advanced aviation technology manufacturer in the United States, announced the public release of the latest unmanned aircraft system (UAS), the V-BAT 128, for defense and commercial use, including search and rescue, firefighting, logistic resupply, and energy and oil and gas operations. Martin UAV previously demonstrated its upgraded

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Martin UAV unveils V-BAT 128

Plano TX (SPX) Mar 31, 2021 –

Martin UAV, a leading advanced aviation technology manufacturer in the United States, today announced the public release of the latest unmanned aircraft system (UAS), the V-BAT 128, for defense and commercial use, including search and rescue, firefighting, logistic resupply, and energy and oil and

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Two-Way Aerial Audio Created for Drones

Dotterel Technologies in New Zealand has developed a two-way aerial audio meaning that rescuers will be able to have two-way conversations with the person or people they are seeking. Shaun Edlin, CEO of Dotterel, proved the point to a multi-agency search and rescue exercise in the Hunua Ranges, Auckland, New

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Kansas State Polytechnic hosts free webinar on UAS operations in public safety organizations

SALINA — Public safety agencies are one of the fastest-growing adopters of unmanned aircraft systems technology. Utilizing UAS provides opportunities and advantages to law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency management personnel, but knowing where to start in developing a UAS operation can be complicated. Kansas State Polytechnic is offering a

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SpaceWorks Awarded Contract to Develop New Capability for Airmen Rescue Package Delivery

SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc. announces the recent award from the U.S. Air Force to develop its envisioned system for global autonomous delivery of an on-demand Personnel Recovery Kit (PRK). SpaceWorks’ Air-launched Drone Delivery Device (AD3), shown below, will leverage emerging commercial capabilities to provide a solution for PRK deceleration and delivery

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Aerial Firefighting Europe: New Location – New Opportunities

The challenging year of 2020 has identified that international cross border cooperation related to the prevention of and the response to wildfires is more important than ever. With landscape firefighting missions moving through Europe, there’s no surprise that the pan-European rescEU Commission has recently received a significant investment boost to

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Taiwan’s Ten Yung Crashes on Test Flight

A locally developed UAV on Thursday evening crashed at a forest park in eastern Taiwan. No injuries have been reported. The drone reportedly destroyed several trees and broke into pieces. Firefighters rushed to the scene after receiving calls from eyewitnesses.. About 90 minutes later, the Chungshan Institute of Science and

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Skydio’s 5 As: The Building Blocks for Public Safety Drone Operations

Small UAS have become an irreplaceable tool for situational awareness, officer safety, and search & rescue. However, conventional manual drones fall short in several areas – complexity, training, reliability, security, and regulations. For public safety agencies that are investing in drone technology Skydio developed the 5 As framework that outlines

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Fully autonomous aerial intelligence technologies are now deployed with European Public Safety teams.

Today, Fotokite announced the release of its fully autonomous aerial intelligence product line, the Fotokite Sigma, alongside its distribution partners in Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK. Intellitronika, Desautel Group, Emergency One, Excelerate, Primetech, Growag and Brandschutztechnik Schlichtiger, has already begun supplying European Firefighters and Public Safety teams with

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Free Webinar – Skydio Autonomous Drones: Giving Officers a New Set of Eyes for Active Scenes

Drones have become valuable tools for giving police officers airborne eyes on active scenes, such as responding to emergencies, conducting search and rescue missions, and for collecting evidence from privileged vantage points. However, traditional manual drones require heavy training and impose a high cognitive load on officers that should be

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County of Dinwiddie awards Advexure Unmanned for Purchase of Search & Rescue Drone

DINWIDDIE, VA – Advexure Unmanned Systems has been awarded a multi-yearcontract through an initial purchase of a DJI Matrice 300 RTK, accessories, software,training, and support services for $28,458 in a joint project between the DinwiddieSheriff’s Office and Dinwiddie Public Safety. According to Deputy Sheriff Charles Lucy, the drone’s primary function

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Hatzolah Air Rescue Pre-Orders 4 EMS CityHawks from Urban Aeronautics

Urban Aeronautics Ltd. has announced that it has reached an agreement to provide four CityHawk VTOL aircraft to Hatzolah Air for emergency medical service (EMS) applications, company executives announced. In addition, Hatzolah Air will become Urban Aeronautics’ official sales representative and distribution channel to other EMS and Rescue organizations worldwide.

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ADAC Air Rescue Reserves Two VoloCity eVTOLS

Volocopter and ADAC Luftrettung announced that ADAC Luftrettung has reserved two VoloCity electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. After publishing the results of the world’s first feasibility study about piloted multicopter use in rescue services, ADAC Luftrettung has invested in a reservation for two VoloCitys to prepare for operational

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Investment Secured to Save More Lives with Drones

SkyBound Rescuer to lead on emergency response drone trials within a key ‘Future Flight’ project that will revolutionise the way people, goods, and services use drone technology. The pioneering project team, dubbed ‘Project XCelerate’, is led by BT and backed by the Government’s Future Flight Challenge Fund. Drones are changing

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Flame-throwing Drone Burns Wasp Nests in China

Blue Sky Rescue, a volunteer group that conducts search and rescue and other emergency work, has teamed up with villagers in Zhong county near the city of Chongqing in central China. A drone was fitted with flamethrower in a campaign to eradicate more than 100 wasp nests. Blue Sky raised

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DJI Roundtable Showcases Drones Fighting Wildfires

DJI, the world leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, will host a virtual roundtable Monday, Dec. 14 featuring three firefighting experts to discuss how drones have helped combat wildfires, and what challenges have held back their wider adoption. This year stands as the worst year for wildfires on

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Reno Partnership Aims to Equip Fire Department with Drones to Conduct Life-Saving River Search and Rescue Operations

Iris Automation conducts live demonstration flights of air safety solution for Reno Fire Department under FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program Under the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP), earlier this week Iris Automation conducted a live drone flight demonstration for the City

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Parrot Announces Partnership with industry leader FoxFury Lighting Solutions

Parrot ANAFI USA is a very versatile and powerful UAV solution built to meet the demands of first responders, firefighters, search-and-rescue teams, security agencies, surveying and inspection professionals. In some specific cases, those operations require specialized equipment to ensure the highest level of safety and operability. Today, Parrot is announcing

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COVID Response: Drone Service Providers to the Rescue

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – As industries across the globe come to grips with the “new normal” of a COVID-19 challenges, drone service providers (DSP) are launching new levels of innovation across a range of public and commercial sectors. Last year, Barclays projected drones will lower costs by $100 billion across

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Elbit Systems UK Demonstrates Hermes 900 Maritime Search & Rescue Flights for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Hermes 900 was able to fly in unsegregated and uncontrolled airspace in full alignment with the UK Civil Aviation Authority London, UK, September, 2020 – Elbit Systems’ Hermes 900 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) recently successfully completed a series of flight demonstrations for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). The demonstration

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Elbit Systems UK Demonstrates Hermes 900 Maritime S&R Flights

Elbit Systems’ Hermes 900 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) recently successfully completed a series of flight demonstrations for the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). The demonstration were run by the MCA and were designed to test the capabilities of using a UAS to enhance Search and Rescue (SaR) capabilities and

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