BigBear.ai, UAV Factory announce partnership
Bend, OR-based UAV Factory announced on July 2 that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding agreement with BigBear.ai, a Columbia, MD-based provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud-based big data analytics, and cyber engineering solutions, to develop AI/ML capabilities for UAV Factory’s unmanned systems and components for use in autonomous operations within the commercial and defense markets.
BigBear.ai delivers advanced AI/ML products and solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense and Intelligence Community, including providing direct support to the Defense Intelligence Agency in developing pattern of life analysis from imagery and SIGINT data collected by unmanned and manned platforms. Through the partnership, UAV Factory will incorporate BigBear.ai’s highly innovative AI/ML
technology and expertise into its systems to bring cutting edge autonomous ISR capabilities to UAV Factory’s customers.
“BigBear.ai is a recognized global leader in the AI/ML industry and this partnership will allow us to deliver greater platform autonomy to the DoD and the IC in support of processing, exploitation and dissemination, and pattern of life analysis,” said UAV Factory Senior Vice President Joshua Stinson. “Not only will this partnership aid in bringing advanced technologies to the defence market, it also will bring groundbreaking applications to support the energy, logistics, and infrastructure market to support U.S. interests at home and abroad.”
“BigBear.ai is proud to have been exclusively selected by UAV Factory to support the technological enablement of its proven unmanned aerial platform,” said BigBear.ai CEO Dr. Reggie Brothers. “BigBear.ai is one of the few companies with a track record of delivering AI-enabled solutions to the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and commercial sector for many years, and our proven capabilities in this area will assist UAV Factory and its global customers with a critical need.”
Source: UAV Factory