Extensive experience in manned and unmanned aircraft

DPI is an industry leader in small, rotary-wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) in the U.S. With world-class engineering services, DPI is uniquely suited to rapid prototyping, cost-effective engineering design, fabrication, and testing.

engineering-test-services Engineering Design & Test Services

  • System / Subsystem Design and Engineering
  • Engineering Test Services
  • Fabrication and Manufacturing
  • Electronic Engineering and Integration
  • Project and Data Management
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DP-12 Rhino Tandem Tactical UAV Flight Services

DPI offers a family of advanced UAV in sizes and weight classes that range from microUAV to rotorcraft capable of 400+ lbs payload. Our UAV are small, fast, agile, transportable, and autonomous VTOL aircraft. They are ideal for cost-effective flight services in remote areas and complex terrain where you might not have access to a prepared site or runway.
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SBIR_logo SBIR / STTR Research Grand Awards, SBIR Awards
DPI has been awarded twenty Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) grants, including a Phase 3 SBIR.
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Payload Integration Services


DPI can recommend and integrate onto the UAV many cost-effective payloads with cutting edge capabilities and advanced technologies appropriate for your application. DPI tandem UAVs provide a wide center of gravity envelope (CE), high payload capacities, and multiple hard points that can carry multiple payloads in multiple configurations. We can make sure your payloads are integrated onto your choice of UAV with the precision, shielding, and dampening necessary for effective application in rugged, austere, and/or complex environments.

  • Sensor Suites
  • Communication Packages
  • Mapping Packages
  • Supply & Drop Configurations
  • Custom Payloads
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