Mr Williams-Wynn feels there are the twin benefits of resilience and flexibility in having a large fleet of cheaper drones.
He said: “The platform is irrelevant. It’s a digital backbone and a nervous system to enable a mix of airborne, land and maritime assets.
“Ultimately, you can put things that go bang on them.”
Blue Bear is preparing two different models drones, each with a specific function.
Cobra is operated by two people, can carry up to 15kg and is able to operate at approximately 16,000ft (3 miles).