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Rogaland Investor Forum 2022

Nordic Unmanned, Sandnes Sparebank, Kraft Bank and Huddlestock have the pleasure of inviting to Rogaland Investor Forum, a physical and virtual meeting point between innovative companies, investors, analysts, media, and other stakeholders in the Rogaland region. Where and when? Time: Wednesday 31 August 2022, 09:30 – 13:30Venue: Nordic Unmanned offices at Rådhusgata 3, 4306 Sandnes,…


How to improve the safety culture in the drone industry

Head of Quality & Safety at Nordic Unmanned, Ole Benjamin Wike explains why the drone industry should push towards a standardized reporting structure, and how we could improve the safety culture in the drone industry. When we talk about safety, we cover four pillars: safety promotion, safety assurance, safety policy & objectives, and risk management.…

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Cross-border monitoring and surveillance campaign deployed over the eastern Baltic Sea

Nordic Unmanned is assisting the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in a regional operation involving national authorities from Finland, Estonia and Latvia using remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) for monitoring and surveillance. During the operation which began in May 2022, Textron Systems’ Aerosonde™ Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) is being deployed over the eastern Baltic Sea…

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Drones for multipurpose maritime surveillance deployed in the Strait of Gibraltar

Nordic Unmanned becomes the first drone operator to have four simultaneous Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) deployments in Europe. Nordic Unmanned is under contract to the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) to assist the Spanish Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda (Ministerio de Transportes, Movilidad y Agenda Urbana) with conducting multipurpose maritime surveillance…


Statement on patent suit in Ireland

There have recently been media reports about Nordic Unmanned’s legal action against Irish drone company Manna Drone Delivery for patent infringements. The following statement presents the background. The patent in question was awarded to Burkhard Wiggerich, the founder of AirRobot, a company which Nordic Unmanned acquired in the fall of 2021. The patent specifically covers…

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Equinor and Nordic Unmanned start the world’s first offshore logistics operations using drones

Sandnes – Nordic Unmanned has received a call-off for the next phase of the Drone Offshore Logistics Contract with Equinor. The offshore operations will take place from the Gullfaks C offshore installation in the North Sea and will commence on 15. August. The operation marks a new milestone for the drone industry and for Equinor,…

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Nordic Unmanned’s AirRobot signs contract for 145 drone systems with German Armed Forces 

May 23. 2022 – Arnsberg – AirRobot GmbH & Co. KG, part of the Nordic Unmanned group, has today signed the MIKADO contract to supply the Bundeswehr (German Armed Forces) with 145 of its novel and modular AR100-H drone systems and support the military personnel with training.   “The AR100-H system is designed, developed, and produced…

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Nordic Unmanned reports growth and repeats a strong outlook

Nordic Unmanned today announced first quarter 2022 results demonstrating revenue growth as well as preparations to execute on a substantial contract backlog, in accordance with previously communicated plans. “Our mature verticals, Maritime and Security, continued to grow in the first quarter, while the Logistics vertical was boosted by the strategically important contract with Equinor. As…

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Nordic Unmanned reinforces position in Europe by investing in leading Belgian drone company DroneMatrix

May 12, 2022 – Sandnes, Norway – Nordic Unmanned has entered into an agreement giving the company control of 55 per cent of the shares in DroneMatrix, a leading drone technology company in Belgium. The investment will strengthen Nordic Unmanned’s position in Europe, complement existing solutions in every market vertical, and accelerates the growth and…

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