Images: Robotics program flies in to help with wildfires [Image 3 of 4]
Photo by 1st Lt. Christian Venhuizen
John Offe, the senior electronic technician for the Joint Training and Experimentation Center at the Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center, monitors the flight pattern of a test flight of an unmanned aerial vehicle being prepared to help with firefighting efforts at the campâ€™s North Training Area, July 20, 2012. JTEC is a partnership between the Wyoming National Guard, the University of Wyoming and the Department of Defenseâ€™s Joint Ground Robotics Enterprise. Focused primarily on research and design of unmanned vehicles, JTEC is using the Sawmill Canyon Fire to begin tests of air systems to provide civilian agencies an edge against future fires and disasters.
Date Posted:07.20.2012 17:59
Location:CAMP GUERNSEY, WY, US