Boeing [NYSE: BA] and its subsidiaries Jeppesen and Aviall have partnered with commercial unmanned aircraft system (UAS) Robotic Skies to develop and deliver industry leading supply chain management and optimization, analytics and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services for the commercial and civil UAS markets, the company said.
Boeing and Robotic Skies will jointly pursue opportunities to best leverage their extensive combined experience and solutions in manned aviation programs and extend them into the UAS market, including providing services for commercially-focused regulatory compliance, ground support, training, MRO, parts distribution, field upgrades and vehicle retrofit capabilities.
As their relationship continues to expand, the companies will provide unified operations services for both existing commercial UAS operators and for companies seeking to enter the UAS field for the first time.
Operating as one of Boeing´s three business units, Global Services is headquartered in the Dallas area.
Robotic Skies offers comprehensive turnkey field service programs designed to keep UAS flying safely, efficiently and affordably. Robotic Skies is a brokered network of over 150 certified repair stations across more than 30 countries, providing MRO and additional support services for commercial UAS. Each service center in the network possesses the aviation expertise and factory training to ensure the mission readiness of these aircraft.