This Is The Drone Company Walmart Is Hoping To Use For Deliveries

Frank Wang Tao leads the world's largest consumer drone company in DJI, which is currently raising money at a $10 billion valuation. (Photo: David Hartung For Forbes)

The world’s largest retailer is hoping to work with the world’s biggest consumer drone manufacturer.

On Monday, Walmart said it filed paperwork with the Federal Aviation Administration to test outdoor drone delivery with devices made by China’s SZ DJI Technology Co. In documents first reported by Reuters, the retailer explained that it wants to research ”deliveries to customers at Walmart facilities, as well as to consumer homes” and that it had already experimented with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at its indoor facilities.

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