About us

Welcome to QinetiQ Unmanned Services, leading the development and delivery of unmanned services. We offer a unique combination of facilities and specialists to support a full spectrum of unmanned aviation activities for our customers.

QinetiQ is a company that specialises in developing innovative solutions for our customer’s most challenging problems, and in delivering managed services for defence and technology customers. Our heritage in unmanned aviation encompasses some of the earliest trials on remotely piloted vehicles, automated flying, and advanced sensor systems. Our current capabilities and services continue to place us at the forefront of unmanned aviation innovation.

    What we do

    Unmanned Services offers expert capabilities from concept development, through test and evaluation, to delivery of turnkey surveillance services using a range of unmanned air systems.

    • We develop innovative decision support tools and robust navigation solutions that will increase the effectiveness of your unmanned aviation systems.
    • We manage the UK’s only dedicated environment for beyond visual range unmanned aviation testing, development, demonstration and training.
    • We deliver unmanned aviation services to provide surveillance that is tailored to your needs, when, where, and how you want.


      Success stories

      Over 100 years of aviation excellence

      QinetiQ has a heritage of over 100 years of safe and successful aviation experience, both manned and unmanned.

      Find out what makes us proud


        Commercial UAV Show

        We were the diamond sponsors of the recent Commercial UAV Show at Olympia, where we showcased our unique range of services. If you missed us you can download our event presentations from here: