Land Rover built an SUV that does double-time as a drone launch and landing pad.
The vehicle is meant to help with search-and-rescue operations, and will soon be a part of the Austrian Red Cross. The drone can take off from a moving SUV, send back live footage from the air, and land without the driver having to stop.
“The drone will be used in simulations to develop new and innovative techniques for disaster relief and on test-runs for complex natural disaster scenarios, including at night and in dense forests,” the company said in a press release on Tuesday.
The Austrian Red Cross will start testing out the special Land Rover in June. Read more…