Silicon Slopes names Fortem Technologies Aerospace & Defense Company of The Year
SALT LAKE CITY - February 24, 2022 --
Fortem Technologies, leaders in airspace security and defense for detecting and defeating dangerous drones, was named Aerospace & Defense Company of The Year by the Silicon Slopes Hall of Fame. The award was given for the year 2021, with a ceremony and festivities taking place at the Grand America Hotel on Thursday. Fortem CEO Timothy Bean and CTO Adam Robertson were present to accept the award, accompanied by some of the organization’s original engineers.
“We make a flying robot,” said Bean, addressing the crowd. “… (It) autonomously patrols the airspace and removes dangerous drones.” Mr. Bean followed with an acknowledgement of events currently transpiring on the Eastern European stage, proudly stating, “… on nights like tonight it is our priovilege to be in the business of protecting our servicemen in uniform and other freedom-loving countries around the world. Let’s give it up for them! God Bless America!”
Several leading voices in the counter-UAS industry gave comments after the award proceedings, including Greer Carper or Boeing, “Fortem Technologies’ team really cares about their customers and are extremely responsive to solve challenging problems in keeping our skies safe. The Fortem team is driven and mission-focused, operating transparently and with an extremely high level of integrity.”.
Others commented on the impressive talent Fortem Technologies continues to attract. More than 60 companies participated in the Silicon Slopes event, which occupied the evening for over 1,500 business leaders and government officials. The award fuels enthusiasm and inspiration for Fortem’s valued staff, and the company looks forward to earning more accolades like it in the coming year.
About Fortem Technologies
Fortem Technologies is the leader in airspace awareness, security, and defense for detecting and defeating dangerous drones. Through an advanced, end to end system of distributed radar, AI at the Edge, deep sensor integration, and autonomous drone capture, Fortem monitors and defends the world’s venues, infrastructures, cities, and regions. The same system is accelerating the safety of the world’s airspace for urban air mobility. Based in Pleasant Grove, Utah, the company is privately held and backed by Toshiba, Boeing, DCVC, Mubadala Investment Company, Signia Venture Partners and others.