UASs Provided Hazardous Materials Drill View

HMN-Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Special Operations Division and hazardous material teams working alongside Orlando-based 329th (CBRN) Company to drill. See the full story and drone video from iHLS news.

A fleet of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) consisting of aerial drones and miniature aerostats were used to provide live situational awareness at a joint exercise between Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue (MDFD), the US Army and other agencies at the port of Miami. The combined forces were assigned the mission to mobilize and deploy to assess and/or mitigate a suspected weapon of mass destruction.

The exercise was the first step toward developing a robust UAS solution to help first responders, emergency managers, and military personnel establish more comprehensive situation awareness for a wide variety of mission sets.

According to airborneresponse.com, the maritime hazardous materials drill featured the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Special Operations Division and hazardous material teams working alongside reserve soldiers assigned to the Orlando-based 329th Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Company (Reconnaissance and Surveillance), supported by the Army Reserve’s Ambulance Company and the Florida National Guard’s Civil Support Team… Read the full story here

 

 

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