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Sell-off no reflection on wider UAS strategy, says BAE Systems

2nd July 2013 - 16:57 GMT | by Andrew White in London


BAE Systems has sold its Unmanned Aircraft Programs (UAP) business to former business development director Matthew Pobloske, as the company looks to diversify away from small UAVs.

On 1 July, UAP - now re-branded as Sensintel – announced that a stock purchase agreement had been signed, transferring control of the company to Pobloske for an undisclosed fee. 

Based in Tucson, Arizona, Sensintel will operate independently as a provider of UAS, sensors and related services.

A spokesman for BAE Systems told Shephard: ‘The decision was made to sell the US-based UAP to better align the BAE Systems business portfolio here

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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