Bowhead Congratulates the State of Nevada on FAA UAS Test Site Selection

Bowhead Congratulates the State of Nevada on FAA UAS Test Site Selection

Company proud to work with Nevada on the next generation of commercial unmanned aircraft systems


LAS VEGAS, NV JANUARY 2, 2014 Bowhead Systems Management, LLC (“Bowhead”) would like to congratulate the Nevada State Team on their selection as one of test sites chosen by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for testing and research of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for commercial use. Bowhead is a proud member of this team, leading the program management office (PMO) of the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS), the organization which coordinates the State’s efforts.

From Bowhead President Michael Bradshaw: “We are proud to be part of the Nevada Team and to have the trust and confidence of the State to run the NIAS PMO. We look forward to partnering with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, Nevada System for Higher Education (NSHE), our industry partners as well as our neighboring states. We will focus on developing sound policies and procedures in the areas of privacy, commercial certifications, air traffic control, and safe UAS integration into NexGen airspace. We are also looking forward to playing a role in building the cornerstone of the commercial UAS industry in Nevada and the Western Region.”

About Bowhead

Bowhead Systems Management, LLC part of the Bowhead family of companies (and collectively known as Bowhead), provides defense, government and private sector customers with expertise in areas such as program management, systems engineering / integration, logistics management, full lifecycle software development, IT service delivery, mission assurance, simulation & training services,  engineering services, and product acquisition. Bowhead’s Western Regional office is headquartered in Las Vegas, NV. The Bowhead family of companies are subsidiaries of UIC Technical Services (UICTS) based in Alexandria, VA. UICTS is an Alaska Native Corporation and a subsidiary of the Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation of Barrow, Alaska.