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14:06 | Mar 26 | 2013

UAV for flood control

In the preparation for a flood season there was a test of a new unmanned aerial vehicle “Zala-421-16 EM” conducted in Lensk. Rescuers suppose that “Zala” will help them to work more efficiently and faster during floodwaters movement in Yakutia. The radius of its action is 25 km, the operational height is 200-400 meters, the maximal ceiling is 3 km, its weight is approximately 6 kg. The vehicle can fly up to two hours under ideal weather conditions.