Military Embedded Systems

Aeryon Defense USA will present the SkyRaider UAS at Xponential 2018


April 27, 2018

Mariana Iriarte

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

Image by Aeryon Defense USA

DENVER. Officials at Aeryon Defense USA will be showcasing the company's multimission Defense and Federal Government Group 1 Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS), the R80D SkyRaider, at AUVSI's XPONENTIAL in Denver, Colorado.

The R80D SkyRaider is Aeryon Defense’s military-grade sUAS that delivers Group 2-3 payload capabilities with a single-operator deployment footprint of a proven Group 1 VTOL aircraft. It can carry and deliver multiple payloads up to 4.4 lbs, an open architecture, and embedded artificial intelligence (AI) computing devices.

Aeryon Defense USA will begin delivery of the SkyRaider to U.S. military customers in May 2018. Tom Jackson, Vice President & General Manager, Aeryon Defense USA, Inc. will publicly unveil the R80D at an Apr 30th press conference at AUVSI XPONENTIAL in Denver, Colorado. The SkyRaider will also be on display at Booth #2207 on the exhibition floor.

To learn more about the R80D SkyRaider for U.S. DoD and Federal Agencies visit


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