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Draganfly Technology Leads the Way to Mint 400 Victory

Draganfly Technology Leads the Way to Mint 400 Victory

Los Angeles, California, March 8, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Draganfly Inc. (NASDAQ: DPRO) (CSE: DPRO) (FSE: 3U8) (“Draganfly” or the “Company”), an award-winning and industry-leading developer of drone solutions and systems, is pleased to announce that the Draganfly Trophy Truck, piloted by Ryan Arciero, will be competing this year New BF Goodrich 400 tires race in Las Vegas, Nevada.

the Mint 400also known as The Great American Desert Race, is described by organizers as “America’s oldest and most prestigious off-road race”, taking place over 400 miles of challenging desert track between Primm and Midway, it regularly attracts the biggest names in racing All Terrain.

Traditionally held every March, crowds of up to 65,000 come to see 500 racing teams in more than 50 classes from 25 different states and 15 different countries.

At the 2021 Mint 400, the #32 truck, driven by Ryan Arciero, narrowly missed out on overall victory, finishing a close second with a time of 7:03:15.238.

This event marked the successful integration of Draganfly’s advanced unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) thermal imaging technology, which helped the team better navigate the large amounts of dust thrown up by competitors. Draganfly drones, installed with the company’s latest proprietary mapping software, were also used to provide accurate field data.

Over the winter Draganfly worked closely with Ryan and the #32 team to review feedback from this race, take those findings and improve bench and field testing capabilities ahead of the race season. 2022.

For the 2022 Mint 400, Truck #32 will have an improved thermal imaging system to help navigate the dust, not only improving the safety of those on board, other competitors, but also spectators on board. track. The mapping system has also been improved to provide a faster, real-time feed of course data.

In front of the Mint 400, #32 Ryan Arciero said, “The last Mint was probably the dustiest race I’ve ever been in, it was crazy. There was literally no visibility in places, it was incredibly dangerous, but with Draganfly’s technology we really reduce the risk. I’m looking forward to the race and I’m convinced that we can do one better than last time.

“I’m really excited to see our latest technological advancements in competitive action,” said Cameron Chell, CEO of Draganfly. “We worked hard with Ryan and the team over the winter to learn from last season’s data. It’s not just about making the Draganfly Truck more competitive, it’s about making the sport safer and beneficial for everyone.

The 2022 New BF Goodrich 400 tires the event begins Wednesday, March 9, 2022, with the Unlimited Class (Trophy Trucks) race on Saturday, March 13, 2022. For more information, please click here.

About Draganfly

Draganfly Inc. (NASDAQ: DPRO; CSE: DPRO; FSE: 3U8) is the creator of quality, cutting-edge drone, software and artificial intelligence systems solutions that are revolutionizing the way organizations can do business and serve their stakeholders. Recognized as being at the forefront of technology for over 20 years, Draganfly is an award-winning industry leader serving the public safety, agriculture, industrial inspections, security, mapping and of surveying. Draganfly is a company driven by passion, ingenuity and the need to provide effective solutions and first-class services to its customers around the world with the aim of saving time, money and lives.

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