Northland mechanics working on a UAS engine

North Dakota is home to a growing field of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) research, business and military interests. 

Within its borders, North Dakota already has all the components needed to support UAS education, training, research and commercialization. Partnerships among private businesses, universities and state government solidify North Dakota's position as a leader in the UAS industry. 


Learn more about ND UAS Ecosystem by clicking on the company logos below:


Appareo Systems 

ND Aeronautics


  Project Phoenix Stutsman County

ComDel Innovation





UND Aerospace


 eSmart Systems Botlink

Field of View



General Atomics



Grand Forks Region Economic Development


 Emerging Prairie Edge Data

Grand Sky



Ideal Aerosmith




 Sharper Shape UAI International




NDSU Research and Technology Park



Northland Community and Technical College


  Vigilant Aerospace Systems

Northrop Grumman






Robot Aviation