Uncrewed Firefighting Helicopter Startup Rain Raises $9.7m

Rain says its aircraft use thermal cameras, computer vision and its own software to precisely drop fire retardant.

Credit: Rain
Rain, a developer of an uncrewed firefighting helicopter technology, has raised a $9.7 million seed round of financing. The company is developing an overarching system that would preposition autonomous aircraft in wildfire-prone areas and then automatically direct those aircraft to fly to and drop...

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