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

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Chicago – Leaders from AIRT and APD meet during the America’s Summit at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019
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