The company will affiliate to a consortium of companies in the Autonomous & Unmanned Systems Cluster (AUSC), which provides unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) services to large institutions including military, homeland security and oil & gas companies.
Strat Aero will supply key unmanned system software, services and training.
The partners have already applied for significant military contracts worth a combined US$10mln, having previously won a US Navy support services contract in April.
They are gearing up to compete for significant multi-year system engineering and technical assistance contracts scheduled for 2016, the company said.
Shares were 4.5% lower at 5.8p today.