MASS Teams with Unmanned Experts to Deliver UAS Training

September 2013

MASS, a Cohort plc company, has signed a teaming agreement with Unmanned Experts (UMEX) to deliver operationally-focussed and customer-centred training on the use of Unmanned Air Systems (UAS). 

MASS is an experienced deliverer of training to UK and international customers in applications that include secure communications, electronic warfare and image analysis.  MASS will combine this experience with UMEX’s knowledge and skills in designing and delivering UAS training courses. Together they will provide a much needed service for a swiftly expanding market place that increasingly sees innovative uses of UAS in a number of demanding operational environments.

Ashley Lane, Managing Director of MASS, said “This teaming agreement is a great opportunity for two vibrant and agile companies who are world leading in their fields. The use of UAS is expanding rapidly both in the military and the civilian markets and there is a growing need for high quality, operationally focussed training. Together, MASS and UMEX can provide effective training that is tailored to suit the needs of the customer and the environment in which they are operating their UAS platforms. 

Paul Rolfe, CEO of Unmanned Experts said “UMEX is delighted to have the opportunity to team with an exciting and active company such as MASS.  UMEX is unique in the UAS field in promoting the use of exceptional operationally experienced personnel.  Combined with the expertise, market penetration and history of outstanding training that MASS delivers, I believe we can provide the very best in highly specialised customer focused training that will deliver quality and value unmatched in this rapidly emerging sector.”

A computer based training classroom used within the MASS training facility to support the delivery of UAS training.