UAV Aircraft, Systems & Software solutions

Mission specific, long endurance, all weather aircraft for emergency services, security and defence

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UAV Aircraft, Systems & Software Solutions

Evolve Dynamics are the designer, developer and manufacturer of mission-specific UAV, RPAS, drone and payload systems for ISTAR  (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance), based in Surrey, United Kingdom.

The Sky Mantis all weather long endurance UAV is now widely deployed with UK and international Police Forces, Fire Services, Energy inspection, Search & Rescue organisations and UK MoD (Ministry of Defence) customers.

Evolve Dynamics is continuously developing new payloads and platforms - eVTOL, nano, micro, EW to name a few. Get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Uk Made

All weather capable: 75kmh / Mph winds, rain, snow

Modular payloads: daylight, thermal, OGI, custom

Complete workflow: aircraft, radio and mobile video feeds, payloads, tether, server software

Modular system: normal battery or ground tether

Royal Navy: Sky Mantis being put through their paces in the South Sandwich Islands. One of the most remote spots on earth.

Best way to understand the use & benefits of our technology is to see it in action and have a go


We have a number of products developed in close customer collaboration and are continuously working on new solutions – so check back often to see the latest products.


Sky Mantis

Rapidly deployable, all weather UAV/RPAS with 1 hour flight time, modular payloads including 30X zoom, 640 thermal, robust ground controller (GCS), intelligent software and ease of use.

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Infinity Tether

48 hour, all weather, compact 110 meter / 360 feet, droppable in flight tether for powering Sky Mantis.

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Field to Command

Secure live video streaming from the UAV to anywhere in the world over mobile internet bonded 4-SIM router with less than 1 second lag/delay.

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by Rachel Drewer | February 19, 2024

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Supporting the new UK South East Regional Defence & Security Cluster

We are proud to join with our defence industry colleagues as part of the new UK South East Region Defence and Security Cluster, which is laying the foundations for further collaboration between industry, universities, the UK Ministry of Defence and the MoD’s Defence and Security Accelerator. This initiative aims to help drive innovation into the defence and…

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by Rachel Drewer | January 26, 2024

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New Customer Support Channels

We are continually striving to enhance our services to provide customers with the best possible experience. As part of this commitment, we are excited to announce our new dedicated customer support contacts: Email address: support@evolvedynamics.comPhone number: +44 (0)7407237969Apps: WhatsApp & SignalDedicated support hours: Weekdays 0900-1730 GMT/UTC (excluding service contract SLAs) Starting from today, existing customers can utilise for all customer…

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by Rachel Drewer | January 15, 2024

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Insights from the Front Line

Featuring on a recent webinar with new radio technology partner Doodle Labs, Evolve Dynamics’ CEO Mike Dewhirst shared his own exclusive insights into the challenges of operating drones on the front line in Ukraine. Ukraine is at the heart of our mission at Evolve Dynamics and we have had a team operating there for the…

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by Rachel Drewer | November 27, 2023

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CEO Finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Evolve Dynamics CEO Mike Dewhirst has been named as a finalist in the Hampshire Business Awards 2023 in the category of Entrepreneur of the Year. The Entrepreneur of the Year award celebrates exceptional business leaders who have demonstrated innovation and success in their field. Judges were looking for nominees who have shown remarkable vision and leadership…

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by Rachel Drewer | October 16, 2023

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British Army’s Exercise Iron Titan supported by Sky Mantis UAS

We are proud to support the British Army in its drive to deliver innovative technologies to the front line. As part of Exercise Iron Titan, which recently took place at the Army’s Caerwent training area in Monmouthshire, our team was invited to provide persistent, tethered ISTAR CONOPS support to a mobile squadron of the 101…

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by Tom Masterton | September 14, 2023

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Delivering Defence Capability through Sky Mantis UAV

Our customers and users drive our product development and are at the very heart of our business. Whether operating in contested environments, patrolling vulnerable borders, or running reconnaissance – with difficult ingress, transport and complex logistics in adverse weather – the capabilities of our Sky Mantis UAV system are designed to respond to all of…

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by Tom Masterton | September 11, 2023

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Evolve Dynamics’ autonomous UAS Radar landing and platform follow with Cambridge Sensoriis

Evolve Dynamics has embarked on an exciting new partnership with radar technology specialist Cambridge Sensoriis to perform its first fully autonomous drone landing. Cambridge Sensoriis’ ARC radar sensor devices have been integrated with our Sky Mantis UAV to achieve  autonomous landing, loitering and zonal position hold without the use of any other sensors. This system…

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by RyanWebAdmin | June 12, 2023

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Ever Evolving…

Evolve Dynamics has diligently worked behind the scenes to ensure compliance with the evolving demands of its valued customers in the United States and the United Kingdom. We are delighted to share the exciting news that the Sky Mantis, along with its comprehensive suite of systems, is now fully compliant with the rigorous U.S. National…

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by RyanWebAdmin | August 26, 2021

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Top 5 tips on how to make the most of your Sky Mantis UAV

As the use of UAVs/drones is growing in the industrial and commercial sector, it is important to learn how to safely and efficiently use your aircraft. This is a guide that will help you get the most from your Sky Mantis UAS.

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by RyanWebAdmin | July 28, 2021

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An overview of the current UAV regulations, and the misconceptions of aviation background requirements for flying a UAV/drone.

Evolve Dynamics’ Head of Flight Operations, Alan Perrin shares his expertise and explains the recent changes in drone regulations, by giving us further insight into the different UAV categories that currently exist. He analyses the practical implications of having a flying background and how easy it is to fly a Sky Mantis.

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