Thales, a leading global technology company, and Schiebel, a renowned Rotary Wing Uncrewed Air System (RWUAS) manufacturer, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to build on their joint success in the UK with a global marketing approach. By combining Thales’ expertise in advanced technology solutions, sensors and system integration with Schiebel’s extensive experience in designing, developing and delivering high-performance RWUAS, this collaboration focuses on unlocking new frontiers around the world in uncrewed aerial operations. Through cooperation, both companies aim to leverage their respective complementary strengths to drive innovation, expand market reach, and meet the evolving needs of customers worldwide. The CAMCOPTER® S-100 and S-300 systems represent the pinnacle of unmanned/uncrewed aerial reconnaissance and surveillance systems, embodying state-of-the-art technologies and unmatched reliability.
“Schiebel is excited about the opportunities this collaboration brings. Combining forces where appropriate with Thales will further strengthen our offerings and provide our customers with even more advanced, robust and reliable solutions,” said Hans Georg Schiebel, Chairman of the Schiebel Group. “.”
“We are thrilled to embark on this strategic partnership with Schiebel. Together, on a case by case basis, we will harness our collective expertise to deliver cutting-edge solutions that will undoubtedly redefine the RWUAS landscape,” stated Herve Hamy, Vice President ISR Business Line at Thales
With Thales and Schiebel working in tandem, customers can expect a seamless integration of these exceptional systems, enabling enhanced capabilities for defence, security, and civilian/commercial applications. Both companies remain committed to driving innovation, ensuring compliance with the highest industry standards, and adhering to ethical practices. This collaboration reflects their shared dedication to advancing the UAS industry’s growth and fostering increased safety and efficiency in airborne operations. Thales and Schiebel were awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence this year to deliver a game changing rotary wing Uncrewed Air System to provide a protective ‘eye in the sky’ capability for Royal Navy warships on deployed operations.