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UMS Skeldar has ‘an advantage’ in German Navy tender

2nd September 2016 - 15:07 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


As the expectation grows ahead of a German Navy tender for the procurement of a VTOL maritime UAS capability, officials at UMS Skeldar are confident their offer will meet the requirements.

The offer will likely comprise a small number of UMS Skeldar V-200 UAS, with a typical complete system made up of a ground control element and two aerial platforms. The timeframe for decisions regarding the programme is not thought to be long.

The German Navy had previously began a procurement process to equip naval vessels with VTOL UAS systems from 2008 to 2014. The suggestion now is of a

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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