Skyfire Consulting, a trusted and experienced public safety UAS consulting group, announced the opening of a new partnership and innovation hub in Huntsville, AL—known as Rocket City, U.S.A.—to more closely align with world-class aeronautic and defense agencies and organizations, and to explore innovative opportunities for the design and manufacturing of drones, as well as training and support of their use.

“Home to Redstone Arsenal, which has been the center of the U.S. Army’s missile and rocket programs for more than 50 years, the new headquarters for the U.S. Space Command and the University of Alabama in Huntsville’s I²C Invention to Innovation Center, Huntsville is the perfect location for Skyfire to continue our growth,” said Matt Sloane, Skyfire founder and CEO. “This office will allow us to foster new relationships with the FBI, who recently announced their plans to build a one-billion-dollar facility in the area, and others within public safety and flight, as well as staying on the pulse of new and innovative technology in our industry.”

As one of the first organizations to place its primary focus on using drones within critical sectors to improve the safety of communities and public safety agencies across the United States, Skyfire, over the past seven years, has helped hundreds of public safety departments launch successful drone programs and become the premier UAS consulting group in the country. Skyfire has continued to evolve within this ever-changing industry and this new office will facilitate new collaborations and innovative solutions to meet the needs of each of its customers and the communities they serve….

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