GA-ASI welcomes more Belgian industrial partners to MQ-9B programme

02 September 2019

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) has added four more Belgian companies to its industry team that will support the planned provision of four MQ-9B SkyGuardian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) by Belgium.

The company has pledged to utilise local industry to support the development of the UAVs for Belgium, announcing at the end of August that AeroSimulators Group (ASG), AIRobot, ALX Systems and Hexagon would be joining the so-called Team SkyGuardian Belgium effort.

These four companies join SABCA, Thales Belgium, Esterline, Newtec and DronePort, which were previously announced as being contributors to Belgium's procurement of SkyGuardian.

The new four team members joined as a result of the Blue Magic Belgium event, which GA-ASI held in May to gather information on Belgian industry's capabilities.

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