Cobham continues its support of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in Australia
Cobham extends its congratulations to the Australian Association for Unmanned Systems (AAUS) on its recent successful ‘RPAS in Australian Skies 2021’ conference. The conference is an important strategic event aimed at the safe integration of RPAS into Australian Airspace. Attended and supported by key industry, government and defence participants, the conference was officially opened by Cobham’s Business Development Director and Vice President of AAUS, Anthony Patterson.
Cobham has a long history of involvement and support for AAUS, this significant conference, and the introduction of RPAS into Australia.
Cobham has been working in partnership for more than 15 years with General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) to introduce RPAS into Australia and is the lead industry partner of Team SkyGuardian. The MQ-9B SkyGuardian® was selected by the Australian Defence Force in November 2019 as the Armed RPAS for Project Air 7003, while the MQ-9B SeaGuardian is a candidate for the Australian Border Force Future Maritime Surveillance Capability (FMSC) program.
Cobham is excited to be a key contributor to this exciting industry capability in Australia.