China Deploys Drone to Restore Communications During Flood Disaster

China Deploys Drone to Restore Communications During Flood Disaster

China drone to restore communicationsThe South China Morning Post has reported that China deployed the Wing Loong 2H navy scale drone to revive communications through the current floods, in one other instance of how drone know-how might be utilized for disaster response.

Recent flooding destroyed ground-based communications infrastructure.  The all-weather, long-duration Wing Loong 2H hovered for 5 hours in torrential rains, “serving as an airborne base station that offered communication companies for folks within the space,” says the article.

“The Wing Loong 2H drone has come to your city and it will possibly quickly resume communications,” China Mobile stated in a textual content to each cell phone consumer within the space. “Please join along with your kinfolk quickly and report your state of affairs.”