Civilian drones assist German firemen

German drone company puts military technique to civilian use by helping firefighters to save lives.

    The use of unmanned aircraft or drones by American military has been controversial and has grabbed international headlines for its deadly strikes.

    But the drone technology can also be used to save lives as a German company has showed.

    The company has already helped fight fires in Germany with its drones, and has expressions of interest from as far afield as France, Indonesia and Australia.

    Al Jazeera’s Nick Spicer reports from Germany.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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