Blue Bear Systems Research Ltd

The leading supplier of innovative research and product-based solutions in the field of unmanned systems, mission systems, avionics, sensor payloads and data exploitation.


Blue Bear’s capabilities include design and development of entire unmanned systems, such as full flight systems design & development, ground control systems D&D, flight service provision, flight safety case provision, advanced modelling & simulation and system certification.


Blue Bear are committed to providing value adding, effective solutions in rapid timescales in support of military and civil markets within maritime, air and land domains worldwide. Standard and bespoke products are available to meet all customer requirements.


Unmanned systems (UAVs, UGV, UxV, UUV, USV and drones) come in many versions, sizes, shapes and configurations. They can be used for commercial, security and defence applications, including agriculture, inspection, border security and ISTAR.

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About Us

We are Blue Bear Systems Research, pioneers of autonomy and unmanned systems; evolving unmanned concepts, regardless of size and complexity, at an unmatched pace.

We deliver efficient solutions, professional services and commercial results, supporting both military and civil markets worldwide, with agility, passion and innovation.

Our mission is for ‘a Blue Bear heart and brain to be in every unmanned system’.  We are renowned for innovation and rapid technology integration and maturation of ’best of breed’ UK technology.

Cost Effective

We are committed to delivering cost effective solutions to our customers on time and on budget.

Customer Commitment

Blue Bear delivers technical excellence through innovative and agile process.

Flexible and Quality Assured

We build superior quality into manned, automated and autonomous systems.

Our partners

Collaboration with Tier 1 to Tier 3 suppliers, SMEs and Academia broadens the scope of the capability offering.

Our Story

Blue Bear are one of the oldest unmanned systems companies in the UK. We have been working with autonomy and unmanned systems for over 18 years. On our journey we have had many UK and international ‘firsts’, and pride ourselves in being at the forefront of unmanned systems and autonomy research and development.

Blue Bear Timeline

Meet the Directors

Dr Yoge Patel

Dr Yoge Patel


Ian Williams-Wynn

Ian Williams-Wynn

Managing Director

Gavin Goudie

Gavin Goudie

Operations Director

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