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Shield AI and Kratos Team up to Integrate AI Pilot on Valkyrie XQ-58 

Integration of AI Pilot onboard XQ-58 Valkyrie will unlock concept of intelligent, affordable mass for US DoD and Allies – the Holy Grail of Deterrence  SAN DIEGO (June 15, 2023) – Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS), a Technology Company in the Defense, National Security and Global Markets, and Shield AI, Inc., a […]

It’s All Systems Go at Shield AI’s Texas Unified Facility

Historically speaking, the terms “aesthetic” and “production facility” are just about as asynchronous as you can get. Any mention of the manufacturing sector typically evokes gloomy images of billowing smog and the deafening roar of machinery — not exactly conducive to the type of collaborative initiatives necessitated by the evolving demands of the modern market. […]

US Army Selects Northrop Grumman, Teamed with Shield AI, for Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System Prototype

MCLEAN, Va., March 28, 2023 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), teamed with Shield AI, has been chosen by the U.S. Army to participate in the Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (FTUAS) competition, Increment 2, to replace the long-serving RQ-7B Shadow tactical unmanned aerial system (UAS). Under a seven-week base period contract, the Northrop Grumman-led team will […]

A Quarter-Million Hours & Counting: Shield AI’s Seasoned Flight Operations Professionals

Shield AI aircraft operator Toby Stewart waits for a V-BAT to return to USS Arleigh Burke’s (DDG 51) flight deck while underway in the Irish Sea.   From training, production flight testing, and demonstrations to deployed operations and engineering flight testing, Shield AI’s Flight Operations Team does it all. We recently sat down with three flight […]

Boeing, Shield AI Set to Collaborate on Artificial Intelligence, Autonomy for Defense Programs

AURORA, Colo., March 8, 2023 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Shield AI have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore strategic collaboration in the areas of autonomous capabilities and artificial intelligence on current and future defense programs. The agreement, signed at the Air Force Association Warfare Symposium, will be managed by Boeing Phantom Works. “Boeing continues […]

Team V-BAT – A Proven Tactical UAS Solution for RCN ISTAR

Kongsberg V BAt-Press Release

HALIFAX, NS, Canada (Oct 4, 2022) – Team V-BAT announces the collaboration of three leading technical organizations each providing highly specialized and experienced capabilities to enable a very low-risk, non-developmental solution for the upcoming Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) Project. Kongsberg Geospatial announces Team V-BAT, a collaboration of three […]

Shield AI’s V-BAT Selected for DoD’s APFIT Pilot Program

V-BAT over see and islands

SAN DIEGO (July 20, 2022) – Shield AI, a fast-growing defense technology company building AI pilots for aircraft, today announced its inclusion in the first set of projects selected to receive funding for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering’s (OUSD(R&E)) pilot program to Accelerate the Procurement and Fielding of Innovative […]

Shield AI’s V-BAT Participating in RIMPAC 2022

concept of V-BATS with submarine

SAN DIEGO (July 11, 2022) – Shield AI announced that its V-BAT aircraft will be operating from the flight deck of USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) during RIMPAC 2022, the world’s largest international maritime exercise involving more than 40 ships and 150 aircraft from 27 partner nations spanning from late June to early August in […]