AeroVironment and Draganfly Announce Teaming Agreement for
AeroVironment and Draganfly Announce Teaming Agreement for Distribution of Quantix Mapper to Commercial Markets
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. and RALEIGH,
N.C., March 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AeroVironment, Inc.
(NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS),
and Draganfly (CSE: DFLY) (OTCQB: DFLYF) (FSE: 3U8), an
award-winning, industry-leading manufacturer within the commercial
unmanned aerial systems (“UAS”), remotely piloted aircraft systems
(“RPAS”), and unmanned vehicle sectors, today announced a teaming
agreement for Draganfly’s distribution of AeroVironment’s Quantix
Mapper systems to commercial markets worldwide. The agreement also
includes the continuation of other contract engineering services
provided by Draganfly to AeroVironment.
Under the teaming agreement, AeroVironment will provide Draganfly sales, marketing collateral, and product technical support for the Quantix Mapper system. Draganfly will provide e-commerce, enterprise and direct sales operations, and oversee development of a network of resellers and strategic distribution partners worldwide.
In advance of the approaching agriculture season in the Northern Hemisphere, Draganfly has procured a significant number of Quantix Mapper systems from AeroVironment. Draganfly plans to expand commercial distribution of Quantix Mapper to the Southern Hemisphere over the next year, and to other industries including environmental resource management, oil & gas, construction, insurance, and public safety.
“Quantix Mapper represents the combination of drone operation, high-resolution imaging and geo-tagging into the first ‘drone as an app’ solution that makes data...