Insitu’s Blackjack UAV makes first flight in Australia with US Marines

Ever wanted to see how a tactical UAV is set up, launched, flown and captured in the field? This video from the US Marine Rotational Force-Darwin (MRF-D) shows the first flight of Insitu Inc’s RQ-21A Blackjack UAV platform in Australia. The Blackjack system is modular, versatile and multi-mission capable, providing rapid transitions between land and maritime

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Learning more about LAND129

The Australian Defence Force’s LAND129 Program will identify the Australian Army’s new tactical unmanned aerial system. This article from ADBR provides great insight into the objectives of the program and the four companies that have been shortlisted to submit tenders: Insitu Pacific; Textron Systems; Leidos Australia; and Raytheon Australia. Orbital UAV is proud to be

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Minister for Defence visits Orbital UAV

Following the release of the Australian Government’s 2020 Defence Strategic Update and Force Structure Plan (FSP), Orbital UAV was delighted to welcome Minister for Defence, Senator the Honorable Linda Reynolds CSC to our Perth production facility and headquarters. The Strategic Update and FSP outlines a new strategy for Defence and the capability investments to deliver

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StockTalk – Australian Defence Roundtable

This month, Orbital UAV CEO and Managing Director Todd Alder participated in a StockTalk roundtable discussion focused on the Australian Defence sector. StockTalk is a video series hosted by investor news platform Stockhead, bringing together a panel of industry experts to discuss current topics and trends. Todd was joined by Heath Andrews, senior research analyst,

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Todd Alder – StockPal Interview

Here’s a great little interview with Orbital UAV Managing Director and CEO Todd Alder. Todd spoke to investor news provider StockPal for its ‘CEO Mindset’ feature and provided his personal views on the things that matter most when motivating employees, measuring success and delivering on a clear ambition. You can read the full interview here

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Australian Defence Sales Catalogue 2020

Orbital UAV is proud to be featured in the 2020 Australian Defence Sales Catalogue. The Catalogue showcases leading-edge Australian products, technology and services available for export from Australia’s world class defence industry sector. Orbital UAV’s unique offering can be found on page 196. The Catalogue, now in its fourth year, is a major initiative of

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PAC Partners follows OEC

Orbital UAV is pleased to share the initiating research report from leading, independent equities provider PAC Partners. The report, compiled by Senior Research Analyst Heath Andrews, provides a speculative buy recommendation and a 12 month share price target of $0.88/share. As Andrews comments in his Investment Thesis, Orbital UAV “…has a very large contract that

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Orbital UAV’s Response to COVID-19

Like many businesses in Australia, the USA and around the world, Orbital UAV is closely monitoring business risks presented by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The physical wellbeing and mental health of all our employees is a priority. At our facilities in Perth, Western Australia and Hood River, Oregon we have implemented measures to minimise the risk

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Before I hand over to Todd Alder, our Chief Executive, to provide an overview of recent performance and an update on what is to come, allow me to provide a few of my own observations on your Company, Orbital UAV. The Unmanned Aircraft System market is remarkably broad and continues to evolve at pace. It

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Orbital UAV has continued to demonstrate its progress and growth in the unmanned aerial vehicle market with flight testing of its world-class propulsion systems in conjunction with customer Insitu Pacific, a division of Insitu Inc. and a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company. The program, conducted at Insitu Pacific’s testing and training facility in

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