Central New York: Leading the Way in Unmanned Aerial Systems.

Unique Cutting-Edge Facilities and Expertise to Realize the Promise of Drones to Revolutionize Defense, Industry, and Our Economy.

The NY UAS Test Site at the Griffiss International Airport, Rome, NY, is one of seven FAA-designated UAS test sites designated to research and develop the technologies to safely integrate drones into the National Air Space – and all the vast business opportunities that will enable. The NUAIR Alliance is a New York based not-for-profit coalition of more than 70 private and public entities and academic institutions working together to operate and oversee UAS test ranges in New York, Massachusetts and Michigan.

Test Site Operations and research are supported by NUAIR, the Northeast UAS Air Integration Research Alliance.

The CNY Defense Alliance played a key role in bringing thus unique asset to CNY, and continues to bring new investment that will enable it to grow and thrive.