Top international drone maker plans Czech plant

One of the world’s major players in the field of unmanned aerial vehicles, the Israeli company Elbit Systems, plans to open a production and development centre in Czechia cooperation with a local firm, LPP, Czech Television reported on Wednesday.

Elbit Systems wants to manufacture the smallest drones, as well as those weighing several hundred kilos, at the planned Czech facility.

A spokesperson for the Israeli company said it had been looking for a European partner that would help it reach the EU and NATO markets and had been cooperating successfully with LPP for years.

Author: Ian Willoughby