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Brandweerdrones the end of 2018 within an hour nationally deployable

Brandweerdrones the end of 2018 within an hour nationally deployable

The Dutch fire brigade want from the end of 2018 from anywhere in the Netherlands within an hour drones can deploy to the incident.

This fire-fighting, police and Defence to work together, reports the Dutch fire brigade. Friday signed the emergency services, a letter of intent for cooperation on drones.

Chairman of the Fire brigade, the Netherlands Stephan Wevers finds that the use of drones in case of incidents a great added value offers. “This valuable instrument is now not for nothing deployed in the Caribbean to the effects of the hurricane to oversee,” says Weavers.

Because drones are still relatively new, staff have to be trained and trusted to be made with the rules that apply there around drones. Fire-fighting, police and Defence will therefore work together in training and tests around drones for incidents.

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Brandweerdrone to provide a better understanding to fire

Field testing

The fire department test in Brabant and Twente have been the deployment of drones at burning. Those drones are equipped with both normal cameras as warmtevisie, to have a better picture of the burn.

Ultimately, the fire brigade also sensors on the drones that spot the smoke can analyze, so that faster to find out whether the release of hazardous substances, says Weavers against BNR.

The fire brigade think that in the long term, even drones with blusmogelijkheden.

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