Willis Programs Launches DroneGuard for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

May 2, 2016

Willis Programs, a unit of Willis Towers Watson, and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), an industry association for unmanned systems, have partnered to develop DroneGuard, an insurance program for AUVSI’s members.

DroneGuard is designed for unmanned system owners and operators. The program delivers a range of coverage in an all-in-one package including protection for physical damage, third-party liability and personal injury, combined with risk management services to enhance AUVSI members’ operations, consumer safety and industry reputation.

Willis Towers Watson used its experience in the aerospace sector in developing DroneGuard. The program is underwritten through Global Aerospace, a provider of aerospace and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) insurance worldwide.

Willis Programs provides underwriting, claim management and loss control expertise in over 30 niche markets. It is headquartered in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, with branch offices in Burlington, Tampa, Detroit, Denver, Salt Lake City and Hartford.

AUVSI is a nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to advancing the unmanned systems and robotics community. AUVSI represents more than 7,000 individual members and 600 corporate members from over 60 countries involved in the fields of government, industry and academia. AUVSI members work in the defense, civil and commercial markets.

Global Aerospace is headquartered in London, it has offices in Canada, Cologne, Paris, Zurich and throughout the United States.

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