Unmanned Vehicles

Australian Royal Commission receives proposal for UAV-based bushfire response system

24th April 2009 - 09:20 GMT | by in Canberra


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Australia’s catastrophic February wildfires have sparked proposals for the development of a fully integrated airborne fire surveillance and response system using UAVs to provide early detection of hotspots and to guide aerial water bombing aircraft in smoke obscured conditions.

The proposal has been put forward by a humanitarian aid specialist ...

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