Military Capabilities

Paraguay seeks systems to intercept UAVs

22 August 2017

The Paraguayan Ministry of Defence (MoD) has launched a tender to buy a system to jam and intercept unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The move is aimed at curtailing unauthorised flights by Brazilian UAVs over Paraguay’s territory, military sources in Asunción told Jane’s .

The system is expected to detect UAVs and to interrupt communications between the devices and controllers; it must take control of the vehicles as well as stop transmissions of real-time sensor data.

According to the tender, the system must have the capacity to enable users to land the UAVs or fly them back to their point of origin – meant to help identify ownership.

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