Who is Building North Dakota’s BVLOS Network? Vantis and Thales Announce Partnership
Vantis and Thales Partner to Build North Dakota’s BVLOS Network, the Nation’s First.
Vantis is North Dakota’s Statewide Unmanned Aircraft Systems Network. Since launching, Vantis has received major buzz – and major investment. Vantis is a first for the U.S.: and they’ve now announced that global tech company Thales has one the contract to build out drone infrastructure across the state. “Thales, a global technology leader, was one of three aviation giants providing engineering and integration services being evaluated to enable BVLOS UAS flights on Vantis,” says a press release. Thales will act as “long-term systems integrator for Vantis design, operations and maintenance.”
“We’re excited for the next phase of our partnership with Thales,” said James Cieplak, program manager of Vantis. “They were chosen not only because of their outstanding technical performance and innovative approach to building this system, but because they provide the…