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UAV Solutions Inc. Introduces New Phoenix Unmanned Aerial System

JESSUP, MD – October 23, 2013 – UAV Solutions, Inc. announced today that its Phoenix 15 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) provided live streaming video of simulated police encounters during a “Patriot Games” event held on Sunday, October 20 at The Historic Armory, Pennsylvania National Guard Headquarters in Philadelphia. The Patriot Games were a simulated hostile situation pitting one group of law enforcement officers against another.

The Phoenix 15 is a Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Quad Rotor UAS, which weighs less than five pounds, fits in the palm of your hand and can be deployed in minutes – when time is of the essence – to provide users with instant situational awareness. This ultra-light UAS consists of an electro-optical aircraft, an infrared aircraft and a ground control station integrated into a tablet.  The complete Phoenix system fits in a backpack specifically designed by Ehmke Manufacturing.

In addition to the Phoenix UAS, UAV Solutions also displayed the Allerion 25 VTOL Quad platform, a larger 25-lb.UAS equipped with an electro-optical camera and thermal imager in one gimbal. A tethered variant of the Allerion has a range of 250 ft., 12-hour endurance and rapid set-up capability.  This tethered aircraft also has potential for the first responder community when more persistent surveillance is required.

The Phoenix and Allerion platforms are ideal for homeland security and military applications as well.

UAV Solutions, Inc. is a woman owned small business that manufactures, designs and delivers innovative unmanned systems. State-of-the-art facilities allow the company to rapidly design, assemble, integrate and test high quality production systems. Helping its public and private sector customers fulfill their most important missions is UAV Solutions’ passion. More information is available at <a href=”http://www.uavsolutions.com”>www.uavsolutions.com</a>

<strong><a href=”http://uav-solutions.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Phoenix2.jpg”><img class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-1028″ alt=”Phoenix2″ src=”http://uav-solutions.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Phoenix2.jpg” width=”4928″ height=”3264″ /></a>Media Contact</strong>:

<address>Sharon Corona</address><address>240-456-0195 x 262</address><address><a href=”mailto:sccorona@uavsolutions.inc”>sccorona@uavsolutions.inc</a></address><address> </address><address> </address>

UAV Solutions, Inc. Named Howard County’s 2013 Best Manufacturing Company

JESSUP, MD – October 17, 2013 – UAV Solutions, Inc. (UAVS) announced today that it received the best manufacturing company award at the 2013 Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) Business Awards last night at Turf Valley Resort.

“Since 2007 we have been providing custom solutions for our customers and partners to meet a wide array of surveillance and security needs,” stated Billie Ann Davidson, co-owner of UAV Solutions. “We strive to rapidly respond to our customers’ needs and provide unique solutions with cutting edge unmanned technology that delivers mission critical performance.”

With more than 60,000 square feet of office space and state-of-the-art production facilities, UAVS systems and sub-assemblies are manufactured at the Patuxent Range Road facility in Jessup, Md., for use by the military, police, first responders and universities. The company is ISO 9001:2008 certified for the design, manufacture and sales of unmanned systems.

In-house manufacturing services include: additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping; milling and machining; composite mold machining; composite layup; painting and finishing; laser cutting; conformal coating; harness manufacturing; and assembly and integration.

UAV Solutions, Inc. is a woman owned small business that manufactures, designs and delivers innovative unmanned systems. State-of-the-art facilities allow the company to rapidly design, assemble, integrate and test high quality production systems. Helping its public and private sector customers fulfill their most important missions is UAV Solutions’ passion. More information is available at www.uavsolutions.com.

Media Contact:

Sharon Corona
240-456-0195 x262
sccorona@uavsolutions.com
UAV Solutions, Inc. Awarded JHU APL Engineering Services Contract

Jessup, MD  September 25, 2013 – UAV Solutions, Inc. announced today the company received a Master Service Agreement from The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory  (JHU APL) for engineering support services. The contract period of performance is for four years with a contract ceiling of $20 million.

Under the agreement, UAV Solutions will provide general engineering services to support APL in the development of unmanned vehicle capabilities and payloads. The engineering services required include engineering, design, manufacturing, testing, and evaluation in the areas of small (less than 600-lb. gross) unmanned vehicles, unmanned vehicle payloads, and associated ground support equipment.

“UAV Solutions has a history of supporting APL prototype and development requests with rapid turnaround times and with high quality products,” stated Billie Ann Davidson, vice president of UAV Solutions. “With our full-service manufacturing capabilities, including in-house additive rapid prototyping, we can take concept designs and translate them into functioning components to meet customer requirements.”

UAV Solutions, Inc. is a woman owned small business that manufactures, designs, and sells innovative unmanned systems. State-of-the-art facilities allow the company to rapidly design, assemble, integrate, and test high quality production systems. Helping its public and private sector customers fulfill their most important missions is UAV Solutions’ passion. More information is available at www.uavsolutions.com.

Media Contact:

Sharon Corona
240-456-0195 x 262
sccorona@uavsolutions.com
UAV Solutions, Inc. introduces tethered version of its Allerion 25 UAS

Jessup, MD – August 12, 2013 – UAV Solutions announced today that it has developed a tethered version of its Allerion 25 VTOL surveillance Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). The new tethered system, named Allerion 25-T, will be a valuable asset to police and fire fighters, border security agents and even the agriculture community with its range of 250 ft., rapid set-up capability, 12-hour endurance and modular electro-optical/infrared payload.

A tethered intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance UAS platform provides distinct advantages because it allows users to maintain physical control of the UAS, coupled with a direct command and control link via the tether, reducing the requirement for spectrum allocation and enabling secure data dissemination.

The next phase of the ISR variant Allerion 25-T will include the addition of a communications relay which will make the tethered Allerion ideal for use during natural disasters and events where communications are critical.

The Allerion 25 is a rugged VTOL Quad rotor UAS weighing less than 25 lbs. equipped with an electro-optical and thermal imager tilt gimbal dual capability camera. The system has been packaged in a custom enclosure that houses all required components in the trunk or bed of a vehicle.

UAV Solutions, Inc. is a woman owned small business that manufactures, designs and delivers innovative unmanned systems. Our state-of-the-art facilities allow us to rapidly design, assemble, integrate and test high quality production systems. Helping our public and private sector customers fulfill their most important missions is our passion. More information is available at www.uavsolutions.com

Media Contact:
Sharon Corona
443-900-1213
sccorona@uavsolutions.com

UAV Solutions to display at AUVSI’s Pre-Flight Briefing: Public Safety Guidance of UAS Operations

UAV Solutions has been selected to exhibit at the AUVSI’s 2013 Pre-flight Briefing: Public Safety Guidance on UAS Operations. The event will take place at Loews Annapolis Hotel in Annapolis, Maryland on June 11th-13th. This event is to help awareness for LEA, Fire, and rescue units on the FAA’s strategic approach, current issues UAS faces, and safe integration into our national airspace. UAV Solutions will display it’s new small unmanned aerial systems, the Talon 120 and Allerion 25.

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman visits UAV Solutions for Howard County Business Appreciation Week

The Howard County and Economic Development officials visited more than 100 area businesses during the week of May 6th as a part of the Howard County Business Appreciation week. UAV Solutions was chosen as a representative to display it’s rapid manufacturing and design capabilities to Howard County Executive Ken Ulman. The tour highlighted our innovative manufacturing capabilities, as well as our Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) product line. Mr. Ulman was treated to a little fun with our engineering department, trying his hand at landing one of our UAS in the flight simulator, operate our Allerion 25 quad rotor UAS, and controlling our Fortus 400 rapid prototyping machines. Mr. Ulman graciously presented UAV Solutions with a Certificate of  Appreciation for our success, and continued growth over the past 6 years.

UAV Solutions to expand our facilities to nearly 60,000 square feet

With the acceleration of our rapid, innovative design and manufacturing capabilities to meet the growing needs of our military clients, we have recently expanded our facilities to nearly 60,000 square feet. We are adding to our state-of-the-art technologies by bringing in:

  • Five Haas CNC machine centers
  • Two Haas CNC routers with up to 7′ x 12′ capacity
  • Two, 75watt laser cutters
  • Five FDM Digital 3D printing machines
  • Brown and Sharp coordinate Measuring Machine
  • 3-axis water jet with up to 5′ x 10′ capacity
UAV Solutions Inc. to display at the SUAS conference at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Jessup, Maryland. UAV Solutions, a leader in the manufacturing, testing and design of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), has announced the participation in the SUAS conference held at the Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD June 26th-28th.

UAV Solutions President Bill Davidson, “We look forward to this opportunity of displaying our capabilities to current and future costumers.”

UAV Solutions Inc. becomes ISO 9001:2008 certified

Jessup, Maryland. UAV Solutions, a leader in the manufacturing, testing and design of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), has announced the receipt of the prestigious ISO 9001:2008 certificate for the Design, Manufacturing, & Sales of Unmanned Vehicles.

According to UAV Solutions President Bill Davidson, “this will show our customers our comitment to quality products to support their missions”.

“The nine month ISO certification process was time consuming but helped discipline our company and position ourselves as a true competitor in the UAS market” Davidson added.

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