Collins Aerospace signs Memorandum of Understanding with Saudi Arabia to support development of unmanned aerial systems and robotics

Collins will provide its extensive Unmanned Aerial Systems or UAS integration experience to SRB Aerial Systems. The company’s mission systems hardware and software combined with its radio communication, imaging and sensor development expertise will be key assets to develop UAS sovereign capabilities in the country.

“This partnership is a key step in supporting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 to bring locally owned and manufactured products to KSA,” said Colin Mahoney, President Customer & Account Management, Collins Aerospace. “Collins’ products will be included on locally produced UAS, expanding our shared market and supporting the missions of today and the future.”

SRB Aerial Systems is a leader in design, development and production of UAS products and solutions. As one of the only UAS manufacturers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, SRB Company has a goal of providing 100% locally owned and manufactured UAS to the country.

“Together, SRB Aerial Systems and Collins Aerospace will develop the framework to support research and development of strategic UAS and robotic technologies for the Saudi forces as we ambition to grow our offering with UAS weapons and Urban Air Mobility solutions” said Major General (ret.) Ahmed Al-Jehani, Chief Executive Officer of SRB Aerial Systems.

Collins will be working with SRB to ensure a successful flight trial in the second quarter of 2023, including engineering and product integration.

About Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies business, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the extensive capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and broad expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

About SRB Aerial Systems

SRB Aerial Systems is an IP-based Saudi company specialized in the development and manufacturing of Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (TUAS) and tactical loitering munitions, along with innovative aerial solutions for industrial logistics and transportation. For more information, visit