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Drone trial delivers medical supplies to remote Scottish island

Tuesday 26 May 2020 | 11:19 CET | News
UK drone delivery provider Skyports and Thales have partnered to conduct a drone delivery trial for NHS Scotland to support the Covid-19 response.

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