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Third order for German 2-in-1 drone for Ukraine

1st June 2023 - 17:00 GMT | by Matty Todhunter in London, UK


Vector is an electric UAS with VTOL capabilities. Its 2-in-1 design allows the user to remove the wings and attach a separate set of rotor arms to transform the platform into the Scorpion configuration, a tri-copter UAS. (Photo: Quantum Systems)

On 31 May, Quantum Systems announced that the Ukrainian MoD had ordered 300 additional Vector drones under a third order that the German government is funding.

In a company release, Quantum stated that the third order is a 'testament' to its 'commitment to support the Ukrainian MoD in the defence of their country'.

Shephard Defence Insight estimates that across three orders - all of which have been paid for by the German government - and one direct donation from Quantum Systems, Ukraine has been promised a total of 438 units of the 2-in-1 Vector/Scorpion drone. Across the three orders, an estimated $92.98 million has been spent on the platform. 

One month after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the US Embassy in Warsaw announced that Quantum had donated

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Matty Todhunter


Matty Todhunter

Matty Todhunter is the Senior UAS Analyst for Shephard Media's Defence Insight. Before joining Shephard, Matty graduated …

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