“The contract for eight aircraft for a total of EUR 6.8 million plus an option for a delivery of further 16 aircraft has been signed with a non-European customer. The delivery includes UAVs, sensors, control stations and training,” said Ladislav Semetkovský, CEO of the company. The actual delivery will take place in the first half of 2023 and is subject to the approval of the Licensing Administration of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic.
The announcement of the sale of eight UAVs comes after Primoco UAV SE signed a contract to deliver two One 150 UAVs worth EUR 1.7 million to a European customer in October 2022. This year, the Czech manufacturer has seen increased interest in UAVs, especially from the military sector. In the first half of 2022, the company delivered a total of seven UAVs and achieved record sales of CZK 102.8 million.
Primoco UAV SE develops and produces the One 150 civilian and military unmanned aircraft, capable of flying completely independently according to programmed flight plans. The key features of the aircraft are its size, maximum take-off weight 150 kg, 15 hours endurance, 1800 km range, cruising speed 120 km/h, payload 30 kg and fully automatic take-off and landing. The company focuses on civil and military aerospace applications, particularly in energy, border and coastal security, fire monitoring and search and rescue operations. The company’s aircraft is in operation on four continents.