Silent Falcon™ UAS Technologies Recognized with a 2017 TechConnect Defense Innovation Award

Albuquerque, New Mexico (October 10, 2017) – Silent Falcon UAS Technologies solar electric, fixed wing, long endurance, long range Unmanned Aircraft System has been recognized with the 2017 TechConnect Defense Innovation Award at this year’s Defense Innovation Summit (DITAC) in Tampa, Florida. TechConnect is an organization that prospects, vets and connects thousands of emerging technologies for the US DoD industry and other government clients. 

Silent Falcon UAS Technologies received this Award in recognition of the potential positive impact that its innovative technology will have for the warfighter and national security.  In addition to being selected for this prestigious award, Silent Falcon UAS Technologies had the opportunity to present the company and its solar electric unmanned aircraft system to a panel of DoD experts representing the Special Operations Command, Central Command, the US Marine Corps, US Navy and other US DoD organizations.

“We are extremely honored to have received this award from TechConnect and to have had the opportunity to showcase our products and technologies to such a distinguished audience.  The Silent Falcon Unmanned Aircraft System has been flown for numerous foreign militaries and security organizations, and we have been eager to increase our presence within the US DoD customer base. We believe that this award is a significant step toward achieving that objective.”  said John W. Brown, Silent Falcon UAS Technologies President & CEO.


ABOUT SILENT FALCON™ UAS TECHNOLOGIESSilent Falcon™ UAS Technologies manufactures patent pending, state-of-the-art small Unmanned Aircraft Systems and components and sensors for commercial and military markets including the oil and gas industry, the pipeline industry, forestry and forest fire management, natural resource management, security/ISR, public safety, and mapping/surveying. Silent Falcon is the only solar electric UAS to provide long endurance and long range, silent operations, and an open interface payload bay accommodating a wide variety of payloads that are also quick and easy to change. The company is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. For more information, please visit:

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