Boeing Joins Hands with Liquid Robotics for Unmanned Marine Drones

Boeing, in partnership with a liquid robotics manufacturer based in California, are working to develop technologically advanced ocean systems that can be deployed by defense organizations.

Liquid Robotics and Boeing will focus on conceptualizing and producing maritime defense

Boeing, on the other hand, will bring to the table its experience in working on surveillance, intelligence and reconnaissance solutions that it has gained over the years, largely through its Hazelwood-based facility – the Defense, Space and Security (DSS) unit.

According to CEO and president of DSS at Boeing, Chris Chadwick, the company views the partnership with Liquid Robotics as a great opportunity to create and deliver a unique defense services portfolio. This will benefit both existing and future customers of the company.

Boeing DSS operates under the aegis of Boeing Co. which is headquartered in Chicago and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. In 2013, the revenues of the DSS unit notched US$33.2 billion – a 2% increase over fiscal year 2012. This unit is among the largest facilities in St. Louis, providing employment to over 15,000 workers.

Liquid Robotics’ headquarters are in Sunnyvale, California. The company, which was established in 2007, has managed to raise funds of over US$81 million in March last.

applications as well as anti-submarine warfare solutions. Liquid Robotics is among the many organizations that have forayed into developing unmanned drones and ocean vehicles.

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