Chinese Company Carried First Live Fire Fighting Drill Using Fire-fighting Drones

While China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation wants to use rocket launchers to fight high-rise fires, another Chinese company, Guofei Aviation, is banking on drones to do the job. The company has carried out its first live fire fighting drill using specialized eight-rotor fire-fighting drones.

Remotely Operated Fire Fighting Robot Uses Turbine To Combat Fire

This is AIRCORE Remotely Operated Fire Extinguishing System, Magirus Group’s answer to combating dangerous fire, such as fire with threat of explosion. This futuristic vehicle here is indeed a fire truck. But it is no ordinary fire fighting vehicle, it is a turbine-assisted fight fighting robot. It is remotely manned by a single operator from …

This Boeing 747 Can Drop 74K Liters Of Fire Fighting Suppressant To Fight Fire

With the rising global temperature and longer hot season, the wild fire risk is not getting any lower and when you have a rapid moving fire threatening populated areas, it calls for a super fire fighting machine like an aerial fire fighter. Not just any aerial vehicle though, but one that can drop nearly 20,000 …

Milrem Robotics And InnoVfoam Presents The Future Of Firefighting: Robotic Firefighters

Two companies have come together to develop a new kind of fire fighting robots. Estonia-based Milrem Robotics and specialist in foam extinguishing, InnoVfoam have joined hands in developing robotic firefighters.

Some China Cities Are Using Rocket Launchers To Fight High-rise Fires

Net Guard UAV Concept proposed a novel way of saving people trapped in a high-rise fire, but it did not address the still raging fire that could potentially bring the building down, causing an even more catastrophic event. Aerones Drone seems to have that covered, but alas, it is limited by the length of the …

This Drone Splits Into Four To Rescue People Trapped In High Rise Fires

As the population in city centers grow, buildings become taller in order to accommodate more people in the same square area. In times of emergency, such as an outbreak of fire, towering skyscrapers present a new challenge for first responder like fire fighters. Fighting fire is one thing; retrieving people trapped in high rise buildings …

Designer Envisions People And Dogs To Drink From Fire Hydrants

Fire hydrants are necessary evil that stick out like a sore thumb in any location. They are a common sight that most city dwellers have learned to live with, or simply ignore them. However, industrial design graduate Dimitri Nassisi harbors a bold idea of changing this necessary amenity into something more purposeful. He wants to …

Parrot’s Newest Drones Are Here To Help Firefighters And Farmers

For an organization who knows drone like DJI did, it is a bit of surprise that Parrot did not dive into the commercial sector until of late when it positioned its consumer drones as 3D modelling and mapping. Anyways, it is a logical business progression which the French company is following up with two new …

Russia’s First Armored Fire Truck Has T-72 and T-80 Tanks’ DNA In It

This is what you get when a tank maker decides to make a fire fighting vehicle. Simply referred to as Special Fire Fight Vehicle, this tank-based fire fighting machine is the product of Russia state-owned engineering company Omsktransmash, or Omsk Transport Machine Factory in English. Omsktransmash does not specifically build tanks though; it’s main business …

This Insane Tank-body Fire Truck Uses MiG-21 Jet Engines To Fight Fire

Technically speaking, the fire truck you see here is not a fire truck; it should be called a fire tank jet, or jet fire tank, because it is actually a Frankenstein creation that composes of a WWII-era Russian T34 tank with a pair of MiG-21 fighter jet engines bolted on top of it. As you …