UK MoD awards KBR contract for Nano Unmanned Air Systems
The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has awarded KBR with a contract for the delivery of Nano Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) to support technological experimentations with the British Army and the Future Capability Group.
KBR’s Government Solutions EMEA business said that it will utilize its established services integrator approach to merge world leading technologies with innovative service delivery including training, logistics, and technical support.
Focused on expanding its solutions integration capabilities and collaborative relationships with UK and global subject matter experts, the team is working with UK-based Evolve Dynamics, an engineering company specializing in UAS, to ensure timely delivery of systems for use by MOD personnel in the UK and overseas, and across a wide range of environments.
“This is a fantastic example of UK Defence continuing to embrace cutting edge, technically advanced systems to help overcome modern day challenges,” said Andrew Barrie, KBR President, Government Solutions – EMEA.
“KBR’s in-depth sector knowledge and innovative services integration approach combined with Evolve’s world leading systems will ensure a fit-for-purpose, agile solution that can adapt to ever-changing demands.”
Mike Dewhirst, Evolve Dynamics CEO, said, “We are really excited about the partnership with KBR which allows our agile and innovative approach to be delivered into the UK MOD via the incredible infrastructure, scale and methodology KBR provide.”
KBR’s global expertise ranges across all aspects of autonomous and unmanned systems from space rovers to underwater platforms – with activity ranging from science and inspection to logistics and military deployment.