Lifeboat harnesses new drone technology

The UK’s Caister Lifeboat is implementing new drone technology to assist its search and rescue missions

The UK’s Caister Lifeboat is implementing new drone technology to assist its search and rescue missions, and insurer Direct Line, who assisted on making the project possible, has found out exactly how much of a difference it has made.

The semi-autonomous ‘Fleetlights’ drone technology was originally developed by Direct Line as a concept for providing mobile street lighting.