UMS SKELDAR leads UAS industry with award of first AS/EN 9100 Standard



World leading designer and manufacturer of RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems), UMS SKELDAR, achieves internationally recognised AS/EN 9100 Standard as part of ongoing quality management programme.


DSEI– 13th September 2017, 08:00 BST — UMS SKELDAR, world leader in rotary Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) solutions, has achieved the international accreditation AS/EN 9100 Quality Management System, and is believed to be one of the first ever RPAS OEMs to have been certified to this standard. The new status recognises UMS for its dedication to customer requirements, continual desire to ensure customer satisfaction and its need to achieve the highest quality at all times.

“The UAV sector is expanding at a rapid rate, with new manufacturers springing up on a frequent basis,”

 explains Axel Cavalli-Björkman, CEO of the Swedish-Swiss joint venture between Saab AB and UMS AERO Group.

“At a time when the requirements for UAVs are also increasing, we wanted to provide our customers with the knowledge that what they are buying is of the highest quality possible. This accreditation not only proves that we are succeeding, but importantly that the UAS industry recognises the need to increase best practice throughout. As innovators involved in breakthrough Research & Development, it is gratifying to be acknowledged as pioneers in setting the benchmark for UAS design and production quality systems and processes.”



The AS/EN 9100 is an internationally recognised quality management standard for the aerospace industry. Achievement of the certification provides customers and suppliers with the knowledge that there is traceability throughout the supply chain, that UMS is 100% compliant with all regulatory requirements and that it upholds continuous improvement in everything it does.

UMS SKELDAR is a world leader in the design and manufacture of RPAS UAVs. With its flagship SKELDAR V-200, UMS has the only VTOL platform with heavy fuel capabilities, meaning it is ideal for maritime scenarios. 4586 STANAG compliant, the V-200 can carry multiple payloads including powerful EO/IR gimbals coupled with Sentient Vision Systems’ ViDAR and AIS transponder, all adding to its effectiveness for maritime, port security and naval operations.

For more information about UMS SKELDAR and its leading edge V-200 VTOL platform, click here: https://umsskeldar.aero/our-products/rpas-systems/v-200-skeldar/.