DroneShield’s record $33 million US order

Drone detection and countermeasure manufacturer DroneShield has been awarded a massive $33 million order from a US government agency. The order, for equipment and the provision of multi-year services, is the largest ever received by the company which operates a factory in Sydney. In line with company practice, the company did not name the customer.…

Dronamics receives codes to operate its Australian made cargo drones

Cargo drone airline Dronamics has been officially assigned both IATA and ICAO designator codes, opening the way for the company’s Australian made drones to operate as a scheduled airline worldwide. In January @AuManufacturing reported that Sydney Composites manufacturer Quickstep was to manufacture an initial run of 10 drone cargo aircraft for European cargo airline Dronamics…

DroneShield’s new $9.9 million defence order

Drone detection and countermeasure manufacturer DroneShield has been awarded a follow-on two-year R&D contract with a total value of $9.9 million by a Five Eyes nation’s Department of Defence (DoD), which the company chose not to name. Five Eyes refers to the defence/intelligence alliance between the US, Canada, UK, Australia and NZ. The award follows…