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UAV Marketing Directory

UAV Marketing Directory – 2016 Edition

This is an update to the 2014 edition. It contains additional marketing data, new companies, and contacts. The directory represents worldwide information on Unmanned Aeronautical Vehicles (UAV) systems presently being manufactured. With the industry changing rapidly, it is difficult to track companies entering and exiting the field. This compilation has been put together from a number of sources including association membership, tradeshows, publications, press releases, websites, and government reports.

This UAV Marketing Directory includes:
UAV Marketing Data
Worldwide Systems Manufacturers Directory
Systems by Country and Manufacturers
Industry Contacts
UAV Test Facilities Worldwide
Airship Suppliers and Capabilities
This directory is intended to be a marketing guide for subsystem, components, and other companies unfamiliar with the UAV market.


1.0 Executive Summary
1.1 INDICATORS OF MARKET GROWTH AND NEEDS
1.1.1 USAGE OF UAVS BY THE MILITARY
1.1.2 GROWTH IN THE NUMBER OF COMPANIES IN THE UAV FIELD
1.1.3 UAV MARKET FORECASTS
1.1.4 UAV MARKET SHARE BY COUNTRY
1.1.5 MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY (%)
1.1.6 DIY DRONES
1.1.7 MARKET NEEDS
1.1.8 UAV STANDARDS ACTIVITIES
1.1.9 MAJOR ISSUES IN UAV BACKBONE WIRING
1.1.10 FIBER OPTIC SENSORS FOR UAVS
1.1.11 GOOGLE BUYS UAV DEVELOPER TITAN
1.1.12 UAV MARKET ADAPTS
2.0 UAV Directory of Systems Suppliers, Research Organizations and Test Facilities Worldwide
3D Robotics
A.S. Yakovlev Design Bureau
AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems Corp (Textron Systems)
Acuity Technologies
Adaptive Flight
Advanced Ceramics Research
Advanced Tactical Devices
Advanced Technologies and Engineering Pty, Ltd.
AERIE GmbH
AeroDreams
Aeronautics, Ltd.
Aeronautics Defense Systems
Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA)
Aeros Aeronautical Systems
Aerosonde Pty, Ltd.
Aerostar International, Inc.
AeroVironment, Inc. (AV)
Aerovision
Aeryon Labs International
AgAiRobot, Inc.
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
AirRobot US, Inc.
AleniaAeromacchi
Altavian, Inc.
AME Unmanned Air Systems (formerly Aeromech Engineering, Inc.)
American Blimp Corp.
Applewhite Aero
Arcturus UAV
Aries Ingenieria y Systemas, S.A.
Athena Technologies
Aurora Flight Sciences Corp.
Australian Aerospace
Autonomous Solutions
Aviation Alberta
AvibrasIndustriaAeroespacial
Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC)
AVX Aircraft
BAE Systems, Ltd.
BAE Systems, Inc.
Bask Aerospace
BCB International
Bejing Creation Tech Co., Ltd.
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.
Boeing Defense, Space, & Security
BOSH Technologies
Brican Flight Systems, Inc.
Brock Technologies
Bye UAS, Inc.
CAE
Canadian Centre For Unmanned Vehicle Systems (CCUVS)
Carolina Unmanned Vehicles, Inc.
Carter Aviation Technologies
Cassidian
C-Astral, Ltd.
Center for Interdisciplinary Remotely Piloted Aircraft Studies (CIRPAS)
Chandler May, Inc.
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CASC)
China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics (CAAA)
China National Space Administration
Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (CSIST)
Cobra Simulation Limited
Cody Technology Park
Composite Engineering Inc. (CEI)
COPTERCAM
Cranfield Aerospace, Ltd. (CAE)
Crescent
Cybaero AB
Cyberhawk
CyPhy Works, Inc.
Dassault Aviation
Datron World Communications Inc.
DCS Corp
Denel Dynamics
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Delair-Tech
Design Intelligence Inc., LLC
Diamond Airborne Sensing
DIEHL BGT Defence
Digital Intelligence, Inc.
DJI Innovations
Draganfly innovations, Inc.
Droidworx
Drone America, Inc.
DroneTech, LLC
DRS Technologies,Inc.
D-Star Engineering
EADS 3 Sigma
EADS Astrium
EADS Cassidian
EADS Innovation Works
EADS North America
Elbit Systems, Ltd.
ElleVision, Inc.
EMT Ingenieurgesellschaft
Enics, CJSC
Eqquera, Inc.
ESG
Falcon UAV
Fat Head Solutions, LLC
Flight Technologies Co.
Flint Hill Solutions, LLC
Fly-N-Sense
FSO Strella
Fuji Aerospace (a division of Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd.)
Gates Technology
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI)
Geocopter
Goliath Aeronautics Defense Systems
Goodrich Corp.
Google, Inc.
Government of Alberta
Griffin Aerospace
GT Aeronautics, LLC
Guided Systems Technologies, Inc.
Gyrofly Innovations
Hanwha Corp.
HeliPal
Hindustan Aerospace, Ltd. (HAL)
Honeywell Aerospace
HOPE TechnikPte, Ltd.
Hoverfly Technologies, Inc.
Hubei Ewatt Technology Co., Ltd.
Hubsan
Hybrid Air Vehicles, Ltd. (HAV)
Idetec Unmanned Systems
IndraSistemas, SA
Innocon, Ltd.
Insitu (Boeing Subsidiary)
International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
Irkut Corp.
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)
Kamov
Kaman Aerospace Group
Korean Aerospace Industries, Ltd. (KAI)
Korean Air Aerospace Division
L-3 Unmanned Systems
LaserMotive
LDV SA
Lehmann Aviation
Leptron
Lockheed Martin
Logos Technologies, Inc.
Malat Division (see Israel Aerospace Industries)
Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory
Marinvent Corporation
MAV6
Meggitt Defense Systems, Ltd.
MicrodronesGmBH
Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP)
Mig Russian Aircraft Corp
Mission Technologies Inc.
MLB Company
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA)
National Aerospace Laboratory (NRL)
NASA Dryden Flight Research Center
Naval Postgraduate School
Naval Research Lab
New Mexico State University (NMSU)
North Dakota UAS Team
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems
Northwest Polytechnic University
Octatron
Orbital Sciences Corp.
Oregon Iron Works, Inc. (OIW)
Parrot
Piaggio Aero
Procerus Technologies
Prox Dynamics
Puma Aero Marine
QinetiQ
Raytheon Missile Systems
Recon Robotics
Rheinmetall Airborne Systems GmbH
Robota, LLC
Rockwell Collins
RP Flight Systems
Ruag Aviation
SAAB Aerosystems
Sagem Defense Securite, Part of Safran Group
Samsung Thales Co. Ltd.
Scandicraft
SchiebelElectroniseheGeraete GmbH
Schiebel Technology Inc.
Schweitzer Aircraft Corp.
Scion UAS, LLC
Selex Galileo S.p.A
senseFly
Shadow Air, Ltd.
Sikorsky Aircraft
Silent Falcon UAS Technologies
Sinclair Community College, Department of Aviation Technology
Singapore Technologies Aerospace, Ltd.
Skyvision
Skive Aviation AG
Southwest Research Institute
Stark Aerospace
Starkey Aerospace Corp (STARCOR)
Stemme DG
Supero UAS
Survey Aerodome
Swift Engineering, Inc.
TAAE/ NMSU (See New Mexico State University)
Tansas-Kronshtadt
Tekever
Textron Defense Systems
Thales Avionics
Titan Aerospace
TRG Helicopter, Ltd.
Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI)
UAS Dynamics,, LLC
UAVER
UAVFactory, Ltd.
UAV Flight Center
UAV Solutions, Inc.
Uconsystem, Inc.
UASUSA
University of North Dakota (UND)
Unmanned Aerial Systems, Inc.
Unmanned Systems Inc.
Upper Great Plains UAS (See North Dakota UAS TEAM)
U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground
Unmanned Systems Canada
Unmanned Vehicle University
VaisalaOy
Vanguard Defense Industries, LLC
Vega Radio Engineering Group
Vidsel Test Range
V-Tol Aerospace Pty, Ltd.
Warrior (Aero-Marine), Ltd.
Wales: UAS Turnkey Solutions
Workfly
World Surveillance Group, Inc.
Yamaha Motor Co, Ltd.
Zala Aero Group
3.0 Appendix
TABLE 3.1 MAJOR SYSTEMS MANUFACTURERS & NUMBER OF UAV SYSTEMS BY COUNTRY
TABLE 3.2 NUMBER OF COMPANIES AND SYSTEMS BY COUNTRY
TABLE 3.3 THE 50 COUNTRIES THAT HAVE DEVELOPED OR ARE OPERATING UAVS
TABLE 3.4 HISTORICAL VIEW OF UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES
TABLE 3.5 ANALYSIS OF THE AIRSHIP MARKET
TABLE 3.6 TECHNOLOGY CAPABILITIES OF AIRSHIPS
3.7 FAA CERTIFIED TEST FACILITIES
3.7.1 REPRESENTATION OF FAA SELECTED UAS RESEARCH & TEST SITES
3.8 SUMMARY OF EXPERIMENTAL UAV TEST FACILITIES
3.8.1 GOVERNMENT UAV TEST FACILITIES
3.8.2 COMMERCIAL FACILITIES

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