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DJI drones featured in Chinese first responders promo videos – Many DJI drones, including DJI Inspire 2s, Zenmuse Z30s, and DJI CrystalSky displays are featured in these impressive Chinese First Responders promotional videos.
New Fotokite tethered drone deployed by Paris Fire Brigade – The Paris Fire Brigade (BSPP, Brigade des Sapeurs-Pompiers de Paris, in French) deployed a new Fotokite Tethered drone during a few fire operations in the last days.
DJI Phantom drone with kilo of meth crashes on roof near Mexico border – Last Sunday border patrol agents found a DJI Phantom drone with a kilo of meth taped to the top of the aircraft on the roof of a business in San Ysidro, a district of San Diego north of the border with Mexico.
Dutch border patrol to use thermal drones to fight human trafficking – The Dutch border patrol wants to use drones to support border security. Its purpose is to track down strangers hiding in trucks and containers. To this end, the border control agents want to use drones with thermal imaging cameras. With these specialty cameras, stowaways can be observed from the air at night.
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