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Alpine 4 Holdings (ALPP) Subsidiary, Vayu Aerospace Corporation, Enters a 4-Year Supplier Agreement with U.S Government Contractor, All American Contracting Solutions, Inc. for 225 of Vayu’s G1 UAV’s and 250 KnuckleBuster Tactical UAVs Worth in Excess of

PHOENIX, AZ / ACCESSWIRE / October 26, 2022 / Alpine 4 Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALPP), a leading operator and owner of small market businesses announced that its subsidiary, Vayu Aerospace Corporation (Vayu), and U.S. Government contractor, All American Contracting, Inc., have entered into a Supplier Agreement for Vayu's UAVs to be supplied to Africa for assistance in counter terrorism activities. Vayu intends to deliver five G1's per month, and allotments of KnuckleBuster tactical drones beginning Q1 2023. Additionally, Vayu will be aiding with the training of flight operations and aircraft maintenance. These 225 G1's and 250 KnuckleBusters, will be configured with varying cameras and attachments at an additional premium, valuing the multi-year contract at $25M+ annually.

Vayu's sister company, Quality Circuit Assembly (QCA), will be assembling/constructing the KnuckleBuster Drones from their facility in Silicon Valley, CA. QCA's ITAR and AS91000-D certifications, meet stringent aerospace and military specifications, making Vayu Aerospace and QCA a trusted resource for government agencies seeking American designed and built drone technologies.

Jalen Uboh, CEO of All American Contracting Solutions commented, "On behalf of the entire team at All American Contracting Solutions, Inc. and JUBOH Companies, we would like to thank Vayu Aerospace and TK Eppley for their cooperation and support in making this deal happen to support our efforts in Nigeria and throughout Africa. This partnership is a result of dedication and hard work on both sides, and we look forward to bringing the best-in-class American Made drones to real-world security applications worldwide in both private and public use cases."

TK Eppley, President of Vayu, commented, "This contract represents the hard work, talent and expertise that the entire Vayu Aerospace team has contributed to the development and production of our G1 VTOL aircraft and KnuckleBuster line of drones. Government projects can be cumbersome and have a long sales cycle. Its confidence inspiring to see our pipeline start to bear fruit. With our vertically integrated, American Made drones being utilized for both local and foreign government projects, we are the go-to American Made drone company addressing a multitude of use cases."

Kent Wilson, CEO of Alpine 4, had this to say, "Nothing gives me more satisfaction than knowing our perseverance will help drive such a worthy endeavor. Over the past year, TK and his team at Vayu have done a remarkable job at elevating the design and performance of our UAV platforms. This has culminated in strong demand for our G1 and future US-2 type 2 drones. The G1's uniquely designed airframe makes it a highly agile aircraft, while also delivering world class flight times of 7 -10 hours, depending upon flight conditions. The combination of this agility and flight time, makes our G1 perfect for providing air surveillance over contested areas."

Vayu Aerospace Corporation resides in Alpine 4's Aerospace portfolio and is considered a "driver" company from Alpine's DSF business model.

About All American Contracting, Inc.: All American Contracting Solutions is the leader in quality government business innovations whose mission is to increase project productivity, effective value translation and increased service transparency within the state and federal government sectors.

About Alpine 4 Holdings: Alpine 4 Holdings, Inc. is a Nasdaq traded Holding Company (trading symbol: ALPP) that acquires business, wholly, that fit under one of several portfolios: Aerospace, Defense Services, Technology, Manufacturing or Construction Services as either a Driver, Stabilizer or Facilitator from Alpine 4's disruptive DSF business model. Alpine 4 works to vertically integrate the various subsidiaries with one another even if from different industries. Alpine 4 understands the nature of how technology and innovation can accentuate a business, focusing on how the adaptation of new technologies, even in brick-and-mortar businesses, can drive innovation. Alpine 4 also believes that its holdings should benefit synergistically from each other, have the ability to collaborate across varying industries, spawn new ideas, and create fertile ground for competitive advantages.

Four principles at the core of our business are Synergy. Innovation. Drive. Excellence. At Alpine 4, we believe synergistic innovation drives excellence. By anchoring these words to our combined experience and capabilities, we can aggressively pursue opportunities within and across vertical markets. We deliver solutions that not only drive industry standards, but also increase value for our shareholders.


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