IDEX 2019

Countering drone attacks [IDEX19D2]

18 February 2019

DroneShield, a global leader in drone detection and countermeasures, is showing its latest product line – including DroneSentry, DroneGun Tactical and DroneNode – as part of the Team Defence Australia pavilion (Stand 07-C04).

The single-operator DroneGun Tactical (pictured) provides a safe countermeasure against a wide range of drone models. It allows for a controlled management of drone payload such as explosives, with no damage to common drone models or surrounding environment due to the drones generally responding via a vertical controlled landing on the spot, or returning back to the starting point, remaining intact for forensic investigation. It allows up to 1km coverage, in a wide range of environmental conditions, from -20 to +55°.

DroneSentry integrates DroneShield’s suite of sensors and countermeasures in a unified platform deployable in permanent or temporary installations, incorporating RadarOne radar, RFOne RF detectors, and DroneOpt cameras.

DroneNode is a highly portable and inconspicuous counter-drone solution especially suitable for public events. It is also effective against swarm attacks.

The company conducts a significant amount of business in the Middle East, with recent announcements including a multi-million dollar DroneGun sale to a major military force in the region. It has established a key strategic relationship via a teaming agreement with Zain Group, a leading Middle Eastern mobile and data services operator headquartered in Kuwait, with substantial operations across a number of countries.

DroneShield products are being deployed for drone countermeasures globally, for the military, airports and other critical infrastructure, prisons, various government agencies, and VIPs.

Most notably, it provided counter-drone security for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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