20/08/2020

Five drone manufacturers approved by DoD to replace Chinese drones

Government Approved Drones: U.S. Dept. of Defense Releases List of 5 “Trusted” Drone Options – link

Source: Drone Life

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  • As a next step to the U.S. government’s ban on Chinese-manufactured drones, including the world’s largest manufacturer, DJI; the U.S. Department of Defense has released a list of government approved drones
  • The list of products, referred to as “Blue sUAS,” come from 5 different manufacturers: Skydio, Parrot, Altavian, Teal Drones, and Vantage Robotics
  • The Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) is a Department of Defense (DOD) organization “that accelerates commercial technology for national defense.”  DIU says that the announcement of “five U.S.-manufactured drone configurations to provide trusted, secure small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) options to the U.S. Government,” is a follow-up to the unit’s Short Range Reconnaissance (SRR) program, which worked with manufacturers to supply inexpensive, portable, and rapidly deployable small drones for U.S. troops
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