Insitu Pacific and Perth’s Innovaero have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to strengthen and support the development of Australian technology for uncrewed aerial systems (UAS).
The aeronautical technology company and Insitu, the UAS division of Boeing, will rapidly progress development of its innovative Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) InnovaeroFOX UAS.
Insitu Pacific will provide its common architecture software and ground control solutions, and explore possibilities for Innovaero participating in its global supply chain.
Insitu Pacific managing director Andrew Guggan said: “As part of Boeing, Insitu Pacific has extensive experience in autonomous systems technology projects…and we look forward to leveraging this experience to work with Innovaero on new opportunities.”
Innovaero Group CEO Simon Grosser said the agreement would advance Innovaero’s plans for integrating FOX with a common operating system across a broad range of platforms.
Grosser said: “I am very proud that as a 100 percent Australian-owned company, Innovaero has been able to demonstrate a sovereign design and manufacturing capability that is clearly world class.
“…Innovaero recognises that partnerships…are key to accessing global markets for unique, Australian products such as FOX.”
Picture: Insitu Pacific
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