Schiebel Establishes a New Company in Australia to Serve the Pacific Region

VIENNA, Austria (BulgarianMilitary.com), 4 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Schiebel/Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS)

Schiebel, the market leader in Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Air Systems (UAS), revealed on 3 September 2018 that the company has established a new company in Australia, Schiebel Pacific Pty Ltd (SPL), for servicing the Pacific region and providing it with a permanent and comprehensive programme, logistics and sales hub, learned BulgarianMilitary.com

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The Chairman of the Schiebel Group Hans Georg Schiebel commented, “Establishing a permanent base in Australia, managed and run by Australians, is a logical next step for Schiebel as the Pacific region is of significant strategic interest to us.”

The Schiebel Group is already working under defence contracts in the region. The Group also sees considerable future opportunities in Australia and for that purpose it aims at establishing a stable and mutually beneficial presencein the region.

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“We already have a strong working relationship with customers in the area and are committed to growing our footprint, delivering outstanding support for our current contracts, providing end-to-end servicing to potential clients, and backing local value creation,” further explained Hans Georg Schiebel.

Schiebel Pacific Pty Ltd is strategically situated between Canberra and Sydney in the Shoalhaven, New South Wales. Its location is ideal for the needs of supporting and servicing the current agreements, as well as for future assignments.

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That new Schiebel company is an important contribution to the local civil and defence industry. It will ensure new job opportunities and revenue for the people living in the region.

About Schiebel:

Established in 1951, the Vienna-based Schiebel Group is known for the revolutionary CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) and has international reputation for producing quality defence and humanitarian products. Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) is proven for military and civilian applications. The Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) UAS operates in day and night and requires no prepared area or supporting equipment to enable launch and recovery.

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