Counter drone technology provider DroneShield has secured an order for 70 units of its DroneGun tactical jammer by an as-yet-unnamed “major Middle Eastern country allied with Western governments”, with the identity of the country remaining a mystery, potentially for security reasons. “We believe that this is a company-making sale and a gamechanger for DroneShield,” said Oleg Vornik, […]
Eighty-seven million passengers passed through Dubai International in 2017, making it one of the busiest airports in the world. So when there’s a hiccup in operations, the effect can be profound. Shutdowns can cost the airport as much as $1 million a minute, and in recent times drones have been a big issue. Drone incursions into […]
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The US Navy has awarded over $48 million worth contract to Virginia-based Six3 Advanced Systems Inc. to support deployment of counter- unmanned aerial systems (UAS) engineering, the Department of defense announced. The “$48,634,304 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract” covers integration, installation, sustainment, and engineering services to the AIRWorks Rapid Development Capabilities Integrated Product Team for the deployment of […]
In the spring of 2017, the U.S. Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory (MCWL) — via the Defense Department’s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) — engaged in a one-year prototype contract with Sensofusion to develop a ground-based mobile counter-UAS solution stemming from Sensofusion’s pre-existing core product AIRFENCE. Sensofusion acted as lead integrator and further advanced AIRFENCE to […]
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ThirdEye Systems Ltd – an innovator in the field of robotic security systems – will present its passive drone detection platform, Meduza, for the first time at EUROSATORY 2018. Based on on-the-fly, real-time thermal computer vision algorithms, Meduza can be installed as a stand-alone unit or as a complementary system to long-range detection systems. Unlike […]
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and its partners, Ascent Vision and RADA Technologies, will participate in the SOFWERX ThunderDrone Rapid Prototyping Event (RPE) III demonstration at Nellis Air Force Base next month. SOFWERX is a Partnership Intermediary Agreement between Doolittle Institute and the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), created to investigate new technology in an […]
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MyDefence is launching its third product in the WINGMAN series of wearable drone detection platforms – The WINGMAN 103 – the most advanced wearable drone detection solution available on the Counter UAS market. The WINGMAN 103 has been engineered to meet the requirements of elite forces, designed to be the wingman of its operator. With […]
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A successful trial of a ground-breaking drone surveillance system has taken place at London Southend Airport last week. IPS combined with the METIS Aerospace SKYPERION technology to develop a suitable solution for integration into airports. This system not only spots drones much sooner than previously possible and allows them to be tracked, but it also identifies […]
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DeTect, has completed the commissioning of a HARRIER Ground Based Sense-and-Avoid (GBSAA) radar at the Rozas Aerodrome in Lugo, Spain. The system, supplied to Babcock Mission Critical Services España, will provide beyond visual line-of-sight (BVLOS) for drone and Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operations at project sites throughout Spain and Europe for wildfire assessment and firefighting support. DeTect’s […]
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Dedrone has announced a partnership with the University of North Dakota (UND) unmanned aerial systems (UAS) education program. The installing of Dedrone’s UAS detection technology will improve safety and security for UND’s current UAS flights, and expand opportunities for research and training in the university’s Counter UAS and data driven curriculum. “Safe and reliable airspace includes […]
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