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Leaders in intelligent surveillance, mapping and inspection solutions

Smart Aerial Surveillance

Industry-leading developer and integrator
of remotely piloted aircraft systems within
the security ecosystem


Pilots in the field





380 000

Flying hours since
Flying hours since inception

8 500

Flying hours per
Flying hours per month


Operators Certificate
(ROC) since 2015
Operators Certificate (ROC) since 2015

Who We Are

UDS provides aerial surveillance in environments where safety and security is paramount. We specialise in providing aerial security surveillance operations resulting in deterrence and detection of criminal activity. Our trained flight crew communicate and guide ground security to ensure information gathering and effective arrests. Improved situational awareness through drone surveillance, not only assists in apprehending criminals but also serves to protect the security on the ground.


In addition to security surveillance, with an in-house GIS team, UDS provides survey and inspection services for various industries

Why UDS?


UDS employs over 420 personnel. Our strength lies in the depth of resources, which includes aircraft, vehicles, equipment and flight crew.


We understand security surveillance operations, with the most experienced security pilots in the country. Our infield management team are experienced and knowledgeable in their areas of responsibility. The expertise of our teams, as well as our relationships with security service providers, contribute significantly to our success.


We have an elite and experienced flight crew with a combined time of over 400 000+ flying hours, averaging 12 000 hours per month.


Our solutions can be scaled and refined to suit our clients’ needs across a vast range of sectors.


24-hour flight dispatch and technical support as well as inhouse research and development department.

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Mabande School Donation

UDS and Bidvest, in partnership with Thungela, were proud to make a valuable donation of school supplies to Mabande School in Phola,

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