DURANT, Okla. (April 22, 2021) – The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma (CNO) and Martin UAV, a leading advanced aviation technology manufacturer in the United States, established an agreement for Martin UAV to begin testing the V-BAT system at the CNO test site location in rural southeastern Oklahoma.
CNO, Martin UAV and their partners will work with the FAA and other federal agencies to enhance emerging aviation technologies and operations to help the United States retain a global leadership position in aviation technology.
“The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma is excited to collaborate with Martin UAV as we continue to foster an environment for innovation and collaboration,” states James Grimsley, Executive Director of Advanced Technology Initiatives with the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. “Martin UAV is a recognized industry leader, especially for the defense industry, and this relationship allows us to explore new possibilities and applications for this technology.”
“Martin UAV is excited to partner with the CNO to help support the ongoing development and safe integration efforts of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System,” said Jonathan Jacobs, Director of Flight Operations.