AIRT-FIU

 

OBJECTIVE:  To conduct research and training surrounding the use of low-altitude unmanned aerial systems such as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), tethered aerostat systems (TAS), balloons, kites, and related technologies for use in complex emergencies, disasters, and catastrophes.

The AIRT-FIU team also offers UAS resources to the State of Florida and mutual-aid partners which can be deployed as single-unit resources, strike teams, or as part of a task force per FEMA's ICS/NIMS model.

PROGRAM LAUNCH:  2017

BUDGET:  Project based

FUNDING SOURCES:  grants, sponsorships, and donations.

ACCOUNTABILITY:  Quarterly reports commencing Q1, 2020

PROGRAM MANAGER:  John Ciampa, jciampa@airt.ngo

AIRT Airborne International Incident Res

NORTH MIAMI, FL - Students from the Academy of International Disaster Preparedness at FIU work with AIRT and members of Florida Task Force 2 Urban Search and Rescue Team in a simulated debris pile search as a drone maintains overwatch.

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