Teledyne FLIR to supply Ukraine 1,000 Black Hornet nano drones
The defense unit of California tech company Teledyne FLIR has followed up on the $48 million contract it signed last year with Norway by finalizing a new deal to provide the nation’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) with a veritable fleet of Black Hornet nano drones destined for Ukraine’s defense efforts.
Teledyne FLIR Defense said it had concluded the accord with Norway’s MoD to deliver 1,000 of its tiny reconnaissance and surveillance Black Hornet drones for ultimate deployment in Ukraine. Last year’s contract with the Nordic nation – which made it the largest user of the nano UAVs – included 300 mini-vehicles Oslo sent to Kyiv in a support operation with the UK-led International Fund for Ukraine.
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The new contract more than triples the number of Black Hornet drones earmarked for