Collaboration Between BAE & QinetiQ on Autonomous UAS

13 September 2023
Unmanned Systems Technology

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BAE Systems and QinetiQ have signed a framework agreement to collaborate in the area of autonomous uncrewed air systems (UAS) and mission management systems.

The agreement will see both companies continue to work together with the relevant regulatory bodies to help develop the appropriate clearance processes for autonomous systems.

The first stage of the collaboration will explore the use of BAE Systems’ autonomous mission management system on uncrewed platforms developed by both companies to work alongside each other and with existing and future crewed and uncrewed combat aircraft.