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


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    Strong quotes for Martin Luther King Jr Day

    Quotes from Martin Luther King Jr that resonate today

    Quotes of justice, education, religion and race said by MLK Jr.

    North Korea's nuclear weapons: Here is what we know

    North Korea's nuclear weapons