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FLIR Now Offering DJI Drone Thermal Imaging Kits for Firefighters

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 21, 2016

FLIR Systems Inc. has announced a range of new thermal imaging solutions for firefighters, including two aerial first responder kits featuring the DJI Zenmuse XT thermal camera powered by FLIR. Combining the camera with the DJI Inspire 1 drone, the [Read More]

Lockheed Martin Conducts Collaborative UAS Demo for Firefighting

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 02, 2015

Lockheed Martin says it has demonstrated its ability to integrate unmanned aircraft system (UAS) into the National Airspace System (NAS) by using its prototype UAS Traffic Management (UTM) capabilities. During a demonstration on Nov. 18, the Stalker XE UAS provided [Read More]

New Legislation a ‘Critical Step’ Forward in UAS for Firefighting

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 29, 2015

Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz.-09, and Congressman Duncan Hunter, R-Calif.-50, have introduced bipartisan legislation to leverage unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for Arizona firefighters. The Protecting Firefighters and Promoting Innovation Act, H.R.2909, establishes an interagency working group to develop best practices for [Read More]