Red Cat inks additional Teal 2 drone deal with the US CBP
Security and defense UAV tech specialist Red Cat Holdings has expanded its work with US government agencies through an additional contract to supply Teal 2 drones to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) operators.
The new deal calls for the delivery of 106 of its cutting-edge Teal 2 drones to CBP units for use in official surveillance and security deployment. The contract, valued at $1.8 million, follows an initial $1 million agreement Red Cat concluded with the force last October to provide the agency with 54 Golden Eagle UAVs made by its Teal Drones affiliate.
Both models have qualified for the Department of Defense’s Blue sUAS list of assets cleared for use by US government agencies, and will now expand the CBP’s fleet.
Last month Red Cat signed a similar follow-up accord with the US Air Force’s security divisions to provide Teal 2 drones for enhanced situational awareness during patrolling, surveillance, reconnaissance, and…