TIQUILA Unmanned Aerial System (UAS)


TIQUILA is a complete intelligence, surveillance, tracking and reconnaissance (ISTAR) programme utilising small uncrewed aerial systems (SUAS) manufactured by Lockheed Martin Skunk Works®. Skunk Works brings more than 60 years of UAS expertise and nearly 80 years of innovative solutions to the UK armed forces.

Lockheed Martin is partnering with the UK Ministry of Defence to provide both tactical and long endurance uncrewed intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) services, sophisticated targeting and automated target and threat recognition driven by artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

Stalker VXE30


Stalker is an operationally proven small, silent, Group 2 Uncrewed Aerial System (UAS) that provides unprecedented long-endurance imaging capability in a variety of contested environments and is in use by Special Forces around the world.

  • Vertical take-off and landing capability
  • Open system architecture
  • Small operational footprint

Indago 4


Lockheed Martin’s Indago 4 quadrotor is a military-grade, all-weather, group 1 small uncrewed aerial system (UAS) that provides 360-degree reconnaissance capabilities with on-edge computing in environments unreachable by fixed-wing UASs.

  • Low acoustic signature
  • Backpackable
  • Deploys in 2 minutes

Creating Security and Prosperity for the UK

We partner with the Ministry of Defence on a variety of crucial defence and security programmes. With the addition of TIQUILA, the contract will bring together UK’s leading AI and UAS technology partner and will add highly skilled jobs across multiple sites in the south west of the UK.