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Elimco conducts Spanish UAV fire monitoring tests

28th October 2013 - 10:36 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in London

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Elimco has conducted a series of tests in Spain using its E-300 Viewer UAV to prove the system’s ability to track fire lines at night.

Along with Infoca, the Andalusian authority for the management of wildfires, the company conducted four tests between 2012 and 2013 without real fire, and made an attempt at surveying a real one last year. 

‘It has been a long process because we have had to coordinate with the authorities,’ Rodrigo Valdivieso Raffo, business development manager for UAS at the company, told Shephard

‘Last year we went to a real fire…but this wildfire was

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Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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