3D printed drone helps destroy mines

3D printed drone helps destroy mines

View Larger Image We’ve heard of plenty of drones that help increase the death toll, but what about drones that help save lives? Afghan brothers, Massoud and Mahmud Hassani hve designed a drone using 3D printing, robots and a metal detector to hunt for and destroy landmines. Hinged on six arms with rotors that create lift, the 4.5 kilo (10-pound) drone consists of a blue hard plastic casing with batteries, computer hardware and software and a global positioning system. Underneath is a robot arm which is fitted with pincers, which can carry a metal detector or a small explosive […]

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