New Zealand selects Vector drones from Quantum-Systems

By Defence Industry Europe

Quantum-Systems Inc., the American branch of German drone manufacturer Quantum-Systems, has secured a contract with the New Zealand Ministry of Defence for the supply of Vector fixed-wing eVTOL (electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing) drones.


The financial details of the agreement and the exact number of unmanned aircraft systems to be provided to the New Zealand Defence Forces have not been disclosed. The New Zealand Ministry of Defence has announced that the delivery of the Vector drones is scheduled to begin in 2024. The contract also encompasses the provision of spare parts and training services.

The Vector drones from Quantum-Systems are set to be deployed with the 16th Field Regiment, enhancing their capabilities.



David Sharpin, CEO of Quantum-Systems Inc., expressed his company’s pride in this new partnership. “This new relationship with New Zealand Defence Agencies is an honor, and one we look forward to, as we work together to equip frontline forces with critical intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance information,” Sharpin stated.

He further added, “Vector meets the stringent requirements for UAS assets under the Networked Enabled Army (NEA) program, delivering vital tactical intelligence in mobile, disconnected environments.”


Learn more about Vector drone – visit Quantum-Systems website.



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