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DCD's Jetpack attracts DAS 2015 Visitors


The new device “Jetpack” demonstrated by Dubai Civil Defence at its own stand at Dubai Air Show exhibition 2015 has attracted the attention of the exhibition’s visitors from different countries.

Speaking on the Importance of this device Lt.Col. Ali Hassan, Director of Operations says:

“n order to keep abreast with the rapid constructional and architectural  developments which Dubai experiences every day, variation in buildings sizes,shapes,services and occupancies and as a part of Dubai Civil Defence strategy that aims at improving the services to international competitive stages, Dubai Civil Defence  is committed under the directives of his excellency Maj.Gen. Expert Rashid Thani, Director General, to implement the latest technologies to achieve highest safety standards for all UAE’s residents in general, and Dubai residents in particular being the area of jurisdiction”.

He added:

“ Appropriate accident assessment is deemed a crucial factor in selecting suitable tactics to face rapid accident surprises, hence “Jetpack device” would  help accident commander to set priorities and  requirements needed to restrain and douse the fire. Thermal Camera mounted on Jetpack will help as well to identify the base of fire, so firefighting and rescue teams can easily reach out  people trapped in upper stories and rescue them instantly with minimum possible losses.”

He concluded saying:  
In the coming stage, we will work on developing communication systems through “Jetpack” device in different emergency situations.

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