German UAV manufacturer Quantum-Systems opens a production facility in Ukraine

Munich-based unmanned aerial vehicle developer and manufacturer Quantum-Systems has announced the launch of the second production facility in Ukraine. Over the next two years, the manufacturer will invest €6 million in the plant.

About Quantum-Systems and its operation in Ukraine

  • Founded in 2015, Quantum-Systems specializes in the development, design, and production of small Unmanned Aerial Systems for security, defence, public safety, commercial, and GIS operations customers. The company is headquartered at Special Airport Oberpfaffenhofen, with business locations in the US, Australia, and Ukraine.
  • Quantum-Systems have been in use in Ukraine since May 2022. So far, 212 systems have been made available through the German Enablement Initiative. In Ukraine, the company already operates a local service, support, training, and logistics center with 25 Ukrainian employees. They train drone pilots and implement technological advancements in the reconnaissance systems directly on site.

Ukraine has trusted our systems since the beginning of the war. With our own plant, we want to express our trust in Ukraine and our conviction that the future of drone technology is being written here,

Florian Seibel, CEO of Quantum Systems, commented.

Plans for the future

  • The plant opening took place on 18 April in the presence of the Ukrainian Minister of Strategic Industry, Olexander Kamyshin. It will employ around 100 people by the end of 2024. Quantum Systems also plans to invest up to €6 million in the plant over the next two years.
  • By the end of the year, a total of 500 Quantum Systems reconnaissance drones plans to have been delivered to Ukraine. The new production facility is expected to increase production capacity to up to 1,000 drones yearly including spare part production.