Drone Search and Rescue – Project ICARUS

  Project ICARUS was born out of a disaster, seeing that drone search and rescue was still far better theoretically than in practice. ICARUS, a drone search and rescue project in the EU, notes this on its website: “After the earthquakes in l’Aquila, Haiti and Japan, the European Commission confirmed that there exists a large discrepancy between (robotic) technology which is developed in laboratory and the use of such technology on the terrain for Search and Rescue (SAR) operations and crisis management. Thus, the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Enterprise and…

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