Let’s face it, rescue vehicles are a necessity, but they aren’t exactly the most exciting in the auto industry, that is unless…you’re talking about the Land Rover Discovery “Project Hero”. Designed for the Austrian Red Cross, it comes equipped with a roof-mounted drone, along with self-centering magnetic technology that helps it land safely while the SUV is in motion. The floor of the vehicle also slides out to create work space that can also be used to store rescue gear. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“It’ll even remain connected in the most remote locations thanks to sufficient radio equipment as well. The project is based at the Red Cross training center in Erszberg, Austria where it is currently being tested for rescue missions during natural disasters. However, Project Hero could very well be approved in the coming year marking this as a significant step forward for worldwide rescue operations,” reports HiConsumption.