NOVEMBER 6, 2020 – Sandnes, Norway – Nordic Unmanned is proud to be awarded contract as system integrator including training and life cycle support for the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency for VTOL UAS.
The non-exclusive framework contract, under the name “ VTOL UAS”, is one of the most valuable mini VTOL UAV defense contracts of 2020 in Europe, and further enhances Nordic Unmanned’s position as a leading European provider of unmanned systems and services.
The contract is a non-exclusive framework contract available for the Norwegian Ministry of Defence and Justice with all subordinate agencies. The duration of the contract is 3 years, with options to extend the duration of the contract up to a total of 7 years. The initial call-off is expected to be done within the following months.
Details of the framework contract:
· Nordic Unmanned is the system integrator and oversees all quality systems and project management according to client requirements.
· Nordic Unmanned will deliver training and MRO services.
· Nordic Unmanned will provide system integration of radios from the Norwegian producer Radionor Communications AS.
· Lockheed Martin is the OEM of the Indago products
Knut Roar Wiig, CEO at Nordic Unmanned was delighted to be awarded the contract: We are very happy to finally be able to support the Norwegian service men and women with world leading UAV equipment. As a Norwegian company we are very satisfied to be the chosen supplier in this demanding procurement, it proves how far the Norwegian unmanned industry have come and we do look forward to support this and future drone services for the Norwegian Justice- and Defence sector.
About Nordic Unmanned
Nordic Unmanned delivers comprehensive data solutions through industry leading expertise, to assist both public and private customers in the transition to unmanned technology. The focus is to support demanding clients by collecting time-critical data with the use of unmanned technology. Founded in 2014, the company has offices in Stavanger, Oslo, and Frankfurt, and has quickly become one of Europe’s leading providers of unmanned systems and services, with operations across the continent.The company is ISO 9001-2015 certified by DNV-GL as a UAV and sensor operator. For more information visit nordicunmanned.com