VC Star - Technology Used on Front Lines of Fighting Disasters
April 22, 2019
In the wake of such use against Ventura County’s Woolsey Fire, an arsenal of new technology is being put to the test fighting floods this year as rivers inundate towns and farm fields across the central United States.
The company used Quantix drones to analyze plant health to determine whether oak trees and vegetation in the fire’s path would survive. The National Park Service used the data provided by the drones to determine which vegetation areas would need to be restored.
AeroVironment’s services were invaluable during the Woolsey Fire as the company was able to quickly survey burned areas, Amanda Kaplan of the National Park Service said.-> View More
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AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) provides customers with more actionable intelligence so they can proceed with certainty. Based in California, AeroVironment is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems and tactical missile systems, and serves defense, government and commercial customers. For more information visit www.avinc.com.
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