DroneShield, an Australian-American firm, just lately introduced the discharge of two new merchandise within the persevering with battle to detect, deter and down rogue unmanned plane.
DroneGun Tactical is now out there for buy (the place authorized) and follows the 2017 launch of DroneGun MKII.
Like its predecessor, the “gun” discharges radio alerts that may take management of a rogue drone, bringing the UAV to the gun consumer and disabling video capabilities.
In addition firm officers say the Tactical mannequin affords:
No backpack – the product is completely self-contained throughout the rifle physique, while sustaining light-weight and lengthy efficient vary (over 1km).
Addition of 433Mhz and 915Mhz frequencies, to make sure full effectiveness throughout drone fashions.
Ergonomic physique and controls.
Further alignment with customary army specs, together with standardized NATO army battery energy.
Both fashions of DroneGun should not approved to be used within the United States besides by approved army and regulation enforcement businesses.
The firm additionally introduced the discharge of RadarZero – a conveyable, cellular radar system that serves as a standalone product or as a complement to the DroneSentinel / DroneSentry multi-sensor methods. The system is concerning the dimension of a e book and might detect drones as much as a half mile radius.
DroneSentinel is a multi-prone detection product designed to find rogue drones. DroneSentry detects and neutralizes unmanned aerial bandits utilizing jamming know-how. In November, DroneShield demonstrated each merchandise for governmental end-users at its Virginia workplace.
Currently, DroneShield offers detection protection for the Boston Marathon. The firm additionally scored a significant European victory, defending the Davos Economic Forum in Switzerland.
“The company originally started with an acoustic drone detection product. The market has evolved, and end-users are expressing substantial interest in integrated detect-and-defeat and multi-sensor detection products,” DroneShield chairman Peter James mentioned in a current interview.
“Sophisticated users’ contracts will be won by those companies that are able to provide such multi-layered, multi-method products. Together with our portable drone jammer rifle DroneGun, this positions the company to meet customer needs across the fixed site and mobile spectrum in the counter-drone space.”
A current examine predicts the drone mitigation (or anti-drone) market will to develop to a billion-dollar trade inside six years with predicted compound annual progress fee of 23.89 % throughout 2017-22.