DroneUp Will Expand Presence in Virginia, Create 655 Jobs Written 25 August 2022


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The AP reports that DroneUp announced Wednesday it “will invest $7 million to expand its Virginia Beach headquarters, creating 510 new jobs.” The company will “also invest $20.2 million to establish a new testing, training, and research and development center for drone operators at Richard Bland College.” That project is “expected to create 145 new jobs.” Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R-VA) said, “This is an impressive and highly impactful project for Virginia Beach, Dinwiddie County, and beyond that represents a new age of technology for our society, and DroneUp is at the forefront of Unmanned Aircraft System development.”
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