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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

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

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