On 2 May, the Dutch Ministry of Defence (MoD) signed a contract with Prox Dynamics of Norway to procure dozens of Black Hornet rotary-wing micro unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for the Royal Netherlands Army and Marines.
Buying the micro-UAVs off the shelf will avoid teething problems and therefore unexpected financial surprises, according to the Dutch MoD.
Prox Dynamics has already trained the first Dutch trainers in operating the Black Hornet, the ministry reported.
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