How Drones Are Helping Demine Ukraine


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(Gizmodo) When Draganfly launched as a small drone company in 1998, its co-founders did not predict hobbyist products like theirs would one day become, in the words of CEO Cameron Chell, “bigger than the advent of the tank in World War I.” Now, 25 years later, Draganfly’s drones—which are credited by the Smithsonian as being the first public service drone to save a human life—are buzzing above warzones in Ukraine helping zero in on deadly mines and scout ahead for signs of enemy forces.

Draganfly has been chosen to train Ukrainian drone operators, who are themselves relying increasingly on machines that could be mistaken for an Amazon order to push back the Russian offensive. The company once best known for helping save hikers now stands shoulder to shoulder with a country at war.

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Published: Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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