Sentinel Robotic Solutions (SRS) is an established Unmanned Systems Consulting Partnership. We have vast experience working with military operations, military leadership, and America’s largest Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) manufacturing companies. Our wealth of experience will optimize your application, and create pathways to future improvements and enhanced usage.

We have extensive experience with government agencies: United States Navy, United States Army, United States Marine Corps, Special Operations Command (SOCOM), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Department of Homeland Security, as well as non-government organizations: first responders, mining operations, agriculture, and poultry farming.

SRS also brings experience from interactions on an International stage, including but not limited to: Germany, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Japan, Israel, Australia, and Canada.

SRS can work with you to optimize your product portfolio. Our group specializes in Unmanned Aircraft Systems, engines & power plants, ground robotics and marine robotic applications. We have reach-back into composite structure companies as well as access to rapid prototype capabilities.



We will work with you to develop the strongest strategy for your company’s success, which will include identifying and reducing your weaknesses and maximizing your strengths.

Equity Growth

Knowing your best options and potentials will make a difference in your company’s future. Do you have a plan? If not, don’t worry, we can help.

Risk Analysis & Management

From small to global sized initiatives, it is imperative that you have the sharpest focus in this area. SRS is here to get you there.

International Expertise

With many years of experience working internationally, we are prepared to help your company tackle global issues.

Grant Writing

Our associate has written approximately 700 grant applications yielding more than $100,000,000 for her clients. These clients have included municipalities, counties, nonprofits, law enforcement agencies, fire departments, hospitals, and universities. Funds have been used for a wide variety of projects including street rehabilitation and construction, water and sewer, parks and recreation, fire protection, law enforcement, historic preservation, heritage tourism, economic development, and healthcare.

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SRS Partnerships provide UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) training through EARN (Employment Advancement Right Now) of Maryland

SRS has developed a training course for Unmanned Aircraft Systems General Specialists in partnership with Wor- Wic Community College, the Lower Shore Workforce Alliance in Salisbury, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International in Arlington, Va., UAV Solutions in Jessup, Md., and Quality Staffing Services in Salisbury. The training is designed to prepare students for entry-level jobs in the growing UAS industry and is currently provided through the continuing education and workforce development division at Wor-Wic Community College.

The course will introduce students to the history of unmanned aircraft systems, and current and future developments in civil and military operations. Topics covered in the course include unmanned vehicles, communication, navigation, launch and recovery, control stations, payloads and support equipment. Aviation regulatory system and integration, safety and human factors, ethical and legal issues, and the future of unmanned aircraft systems will also be covered. Students will also receive in- class flight simulator experience in a computer laboratory in order to reinforce classroom learning and prepare them for hands-on field experiences. Tuition is free, but applicants must go through a selection process and space is limited. The training is being funded by an EARN (Employment Advancement Right Now) grant from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. For more information about the course, visit the college website at www.worwic.edu or call them at 410- 334-2815. To be considered for the training, visit the Quality Staffing Services website at www.easternshorejobs.com or call them at
410-742- 2600.

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Sentinel Robotic Solutions maintains associations and memberships with the following organizations and entities:

  • Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA)
  • Association of Old Crows
  • Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
  • Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Foundation
  • Navy League
  • Pax Partnership
  • South Maryland Navy Alliance
  • Wallops Island Regional Alliance


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Founded in 2012, SRS was established as an Unmanned Systems Consulting Partnership. We have gained experience working with military operations, military leadership, and America’s largest Unmanned Aircraft System manufacturing companies. Our wealth of experience can help you navigate and achieve your next highest levels. SRS brings experience from interactions on an International stage, including but not limited to: Guam, Singapore, Japan, Israel, Australia, and Costa Rica

Tim Heely - Chairman of the Board

Tim Heely retired from the U.S. Navy in 2008 as a Rear Admiral (Upper Half) after 33 years of service. During his career he flew A-7s and FA-18s from aircraft carriers ported in California and Japan. He commanded an FA-18 squadron during the First Gulf War, and was later assigned to aviation acquisition programs where he had technical and programmatic roles in the FA-18, T-45 and T-6 programs. After being selected for Rear Admiral in 2000 he was Naval Aviation’s Chief Engineer where he first encountered the early stages of todays unmanned aviation programs.

His final position in the Navy was as Program Executive Officer for Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons, where his portfolio included unmanned systems such as Tiger Shark, Scan Eagle, Shadow, Pioneer, Fire Scout, Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) Triton, Global Hawk, Predator, UCAS. He was the Navy’s Representative on the Defense Department’s Unmanned Aviation Steering Committee. After retirement from the Navy he worked for Cobham plc, first as President of SPARTA (a 1200 person company handling Missile Defense and Cyber programs for the US government), then as lead of Cobham’s corporate Unmanned Vehicle efforts and finally as Executive Vice President for Cobham North America’s corporate offices in Crystal City Virginia.

Peter J. Bale - CEO - COO

Peter Bale has been involved in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems industry (UAS) since the late 1990’s he has worked closely with many of the large company leaderships in this time and has a great knowledge of the barriers to entry with smaller companies. He has been involved in large and small M&A activities both here in the United States and Australia.

Pete’s strong background in business, management and marketing, together with his 13 year career in the Royal Australian Navy (Fleet Air Arm), both as an Electrical Engineer and Rotary Aircrew operational roles. This ignited the passion of unmanned systems and shaped his multi level strategic thinking across the three pillars of the unmanned sector.

From 2000 to 2003 Mr. Bale was the CEO of one of the first service based UAS companies started in Australia. The business was based on a model of commercial services that are only now emerging as real opportunities. Mr Bale was instrumental in negotiating venture capital from both small and large investors for company projects.

2004 Pete joined Aerosonde Pty Ltd. He was tasked to take over the role of Program Manager at the NASA Facility at Wallops Island and General Manager of Aerosonde North America, where he later grew and developed the role of Business Development Manager for the company internationally. Pete has led and been responsible for UAS operations at NASA Wallops Island, Guam, Barrow, Alaska; Costa Rica, Canada and prides himself in leading two historical hurricane penetration campaigns off the east coast of the USA. Pete was the GM and lead in the M & A activity for Aerosonde as it was purchased by AAI in 2006. Pete was appointed in the merger as the Senior Director of Business development for Aerosonde at AAI and later as AAI/Textron where he continued to grow the business domestically and internationally for the company.

Pete was then pursued and hired by Insitu in 2008 where he was instrumental in the establishment of the Australian subsidiary Insitu Pacific. He was the first official managing director and continued to expand the companies profile heavily in the Asia pacific region. Pete enjoyed being part of the executive team as the company was acquired by the Boeing Company in 2008. Pete left Insitu in 2012.

Since 2013 Pete has built a small company around disruptive technologies in the Unmanned Sectors, his clients include both Large Industrial giants to the small start up companies to working closely with large government agencies showing them the value add of Unmanned Systems in todays societies.

Pete is a Director on the Board for the AUVSI Association, the worlds largest Non for profit Unmanned trade organization. He chairs the local Wallops Island Regional Alliance and Sits on the board of the Virginia Space Flight Academy.

Most recently he has been appointed by the Governor of Virginia to the Governors Aerospace Advisory Council.


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