Martin UAV acquires MLB Company
May 5, 2015
Martin UAV of Dallas, Texas is pleased to announce the acquisition of MLB Company of Santa Clara, California. The acquisition brings the world’s most experienced UAS operators together with the exciting team of innovators at MLB Company. The technological expertise of Dr. Steve Morris will continue with research and development in California’s Silicon Valley with plans to develop manufacturing in Texas in the coming year.
According to Ruben Martin, CEO of Martin UAV, “UAV technology is a game changing industry, the acquisition will allow us to accelerate development of the exciting V-BAT VTOL UAS and reach full potential in this dynamic market.”
The Federal Aviation Administration has begun to allow commercial drone operations. Recently the use of the Martin UAV Super Bat aircraft was authorized for commercial operations. With many companies looking to exploit this cutting edge new technology, Martin UAV will be well placed to meet increasing demand for aircraft.
Martin UAV is a Texas based unmanned aerial systems manufacturer providing exceptional unmanned aircraft systems. Its strong performance, reliability, rugged design and value to the market will be further enhanced by this acquisition. Our team is built around accomplished engineers with decades of experience in the industry. The company will offer existing Super BAT and BAT-4 aircraft systems as well as complete the development of the innovative V-BAT VTOL aircraft by 2016.
About Martin UAV
At Martin UAV, our mission is to build the world’s most advanced unmanned systems. Our technology team specializes in building tactical systems from the ground up, addressing the vast capability gaps left by legacy technologies and current government programs of record around the world. With decades of research and development, our platforms offer cutting edge applications and engineering feats unmatched in the government or commercial sectors of today.