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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 […]

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 […]

Shield AI Joins Air Force’s $950 million JADC2 effort

Chield AI V-BAT ans US Air Force

SAN DIEGO (July 6, 2022) – Shield AI today announced it is one of the many companies awarded a $950 million ceiling indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract by the U.S. Air Force. The contract is for the maturation, demonstration and proliferation of capability across platforms and domains, leveraging open systems design, modern software and algorithm development in order to enable […]

Shield AI And Brazils VSK Tactical Sign Deal Support Brazil Includes Purchase V-BAT

VBAT flying over Brazil's forest

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 30, 2022) – “We love supporting partners and allies like Brazil, we aim to make them proud! Personally, I’m pumped up about the utilization of V-BAT 128 for applications ranging from counter-narcotics, maritime security, and oil rig and pipeline monitoring to rainforest security and management. Hopefully we get to see the V-BAT […]

Shield AI Awarded Max AFWERX STRATFI Contract Focused On Operational Intelligent

Shield AI and US Air Force

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 27, 2022) – “We’re fired up – this program is centerline with our mission to advance U.S. core values by providing DoD with leading technology. We believe the operational products that will result from this program are fundamental to national security and global stability. This program will lead to operational intelligent swarming […]